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, BioniCare informational article

BioniCare informational article

The Center for Disease Control reports that an estimated 46 million adults in the United States have some form of arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis of the knee, which affects more than 27 million Americans nationwide and will affect nearly half the American population during their lifetime.

Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints. For osteoarthritis of the knee, inflammation, severe knee pain and loss of movement occur as the joint breaks down and the bones rub together. Specific lifestyle factors can contribute to developing osteoarthritis of the knee. This includes obesity and past knee injuries, which can both increase a person’s development risk by approximately...

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