Veterans and Arthritis Infographic

Arthritis in veterans infographic - described in text below

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.(