oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Grandparent health - arthritis : family feature

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9634
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1068



One of the most common joint disorders that affect most people by the age of 70, is osteoarthritis. Various joints in the body can be affected, e.g. the lower back, big toes, hips, knees and the neck. The weightbearing joints like the hip can be affected by osteoarthritis by the age of 40 already, but relatively few symptoms may be experienced.

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