Veterans and Arthritis Infographic
Arthritis Among Veterans
- 1 in 3 veterans have arthritis compared with 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. overall.
- Arthritis is more common in older veterans.
- Veterans can develop arthritis from injuries or joint damage caused by repetitive motion or overuse during their service.
- Physical activity is a drug-free way to reduce arthritis pain.
Learn about managing arthritis at CDC’s Arthritis Website.(https://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/index.htm)