What is ostearthritis

Ostearthritis is a disease that affects the joints.

Ostearthritis is a condition that involves the wearing down of cartilage, the protective covering on the ends of your bones.

In ostearthritis, there may not be enough or a decrease in the quantity of the gel-like substance in the joint and surrounding tissues.

Ostearthritis is the most common form of arthritis It usually begins after age 45 and is most common in people over age 65, but people in their 20s or 30s can get ostearthritis too. Overuse of the joint, job- or sports-related injuries, being overweight, and family history can all play a role in ostearthritis.

Learning more about ostearthritis can help you take control of your joint pain.