Musculoskeletal outcome

Arthritis - Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone. The most common symptoms are joint pain and stiffness. Initially, symptoms may occur only following exercise, but over time may become constant. Other symptoms may include joint swelling, decreased range of motion, and when the back is affected weakness or numbness of the arms and legs. The most commonly involved joints are those near the ends of the fingers, at the base of the thumb, neck, lower back, knee, and hips. Joints on one side of the body are often more affected than those on the other. Usually the symptoms come on over years. It can affect work and normal daily activities. Unlike other types of arthritis, only the joints are typically affected

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Causes of Arthritis - Osteoarthritis : Reducing Your Risk

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Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Strong Decrease

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Ginger Herb risk & protective factor
Ginger
Herb

Strong Decrease

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Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Notable Decrease

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Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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Depression Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Smoking Contaminant risk & protective factor
Smoking
Contaminant

Strong Increase

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Arthritis - Osteoarthritis outcomes

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Depression Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Fall Musculoskeletal outcome
Fall
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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