Be the One Who Helps End Arthritis. Now arthritis in knees and the closest doctor that can help is 100 miles away. It’s 500 miles door to door. Mason was first diagnosed with juvenile arthritis at age 3.
Mason’s health because of the overwhelming costs. With your financial support we’ll make a difference. Hips knees- information on hip, knee, arthritis, sports medicine, orthopaedic research. Joint replacement procedures and help you to make a decision. Arthritis would seem to be a simple mechanical failure of our bodies. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Through wear and tear, the cartilage wears out in certain joints — primarily the hip, knee, lower back, neck and hands — leading to stiffness, pain and eventually almost total immobility. The wear-and-tear explanation appeals to common sense. Evidence for it comes from ancient skeletons, since our ancestors became arthritic, too, and among lower mammals. As pet owners know, old dogs become as stiff and pained in their joints as old human beings. But the body is never so simple that mechanical explanations are entirely convincing.