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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine. Although the underlying process cannot be reversed, osteoarthritis symptoms usually can be managed effectively. Staying active, maintaining a healthy weight and other treatments may slow progression of the disease and help improve pain and joint function. Medications, physical therapy and surgical procedures are used to treat osteoarthritis.
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Shreyasee Amin, a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic, will cover osteoarthritis diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Also on the program, January is American Blood Donor Month. Dr. Justin Kreuter, medical director of the Blood Donor Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, will discuss the continuous need for blood donors. And Thomas Rieck, an exercise specialist at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, will offer tips to help you get exercising in the new year.
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