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Osteoarthritis is preventable—and it’s not due to ageing, study reveals
 

Osteoarthritis is preventable—and it’s not due to ageing, study reveals

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A study by Harvard researchers revealed that knee osteoarthritis may not be a curse of old age and increasing weight gain—but, a preventable disease. The researchers analysed samples from more than 2,000 skeletons across the United States—dating back to prehistoric times—and came up with interesting conclusions, that will hopefully pave a clearer road to understanding the prevention of osteoarthritis.
 
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26 Aug 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing your opinion. Osteoarthritis is not mainly due to wear and tear indeed. Lack of physical activity is a risk factor for developing osteoarthritis. For knee osteoarthritis, weakness of the quadriceps muscle is a risk factor alone for developing this disease. Regular exercise , specially resistance training for the lower extremities, will help prevent the disease as one of the mu...
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