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Arthritis Help for Veterans

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Arthritis in veterans infographic

Arthritis Among Veterans

  • 1 in 3 veterans have arthritis compared with 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. overall.
  • Arthritis is more common in older veterans.
  • Veterans can develop arthritis due to overuse and traumatic injuries during their service.
  • Physical activity is a non-drug way to reduce arthritis pain.

Learn about managing arthritis at CDC’s Arthritis Website.

  • Page last reviewed: November 9, 2017
  • Page last updated: November 9, 2017
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