Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis
There are more than 100 types of arthritis, but the two most common are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
The Most Common Form
What Is It?
Cartilage prevents bones from painfully grating at joints when a person moves. That cartilage can break down over time due to a lifetime of use or an injury. Excessive weight can also cause cartilage to wear prematurely.