Although arthritis is a common condition, it is often misunderstood. Arthritis is an umbrella term used to describe joint pain and disease. Problems in and around our joints can range from relatively mild forms of tendinitis to severe body-wide rheumatoid arthritis. Joint pain is the most common symptom and can range from mild to severe. Pain can prohibit people with arthritis from doing physical activity and every day activities.
The good news is, things such as exercise may help with arthritis and other joint conditions. There are also many pain relief options available.
Read on to find out what the evidence says about arthritis and treatment options.