What Is Osteoarthritis?

Atlanta home caregiver assisting senior woman with osteoarthritis therapy

Have you felt pain or tightness in your joints soon after periods of inactivity or excessive use? You could be dealing with osteoarthritis (OA), the most typical kind of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the breaking down of cartilage that causes the bones to rub against each other, producing stiffness, pain and a reduction of movement in the joint. Osteoarthritis generally has an effect on the knees, hips, neck, hands, and lower back. [Read more…]