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Archive for May 3rd, 2011

OA Risk Factors

OA Risk Factors

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a certain disease or medical condition.  This series of blog posts will look at common risk factors associated with osteoarthritis.  It is possible to to develop knee osteoarthritis without these risk factors but your chances of developing the disease increases with the more risk factors you have.

Age, Gender, Genetic Factors, Ethnic Background, Obesity, Injury, Inflammatory Joint Diseases, Bone Disorders, Repetitive Stress, Uric Acid Crystals, and a Sedentary Lifestyle could all increase the risk of osteoarthritis affecting your knees.