More than 50 million Americans are living with arthritis. Nearly 2 million of them live in the state of Alabama. Most people believe that arthritis is just one disease, but the reality is that there are over 100 types of arthritis. Continue reading “May is Arthritis Awareness Month”
Osteoarthritis is most commonly found in the hips and the knees due to the amount of wear and tear that occurs over a lifetime. When the smooth cartilage that covers the end of each bone begins to break down, the bones in your knees and hips can rub together and create a great deal of pain and swelling.