Your body starts to weaken and your joints start to wear down as your body grows older. There will be some osteoarthritis or spinal arthritis that you will experience.
What is Osteoarthritis?
The degeneration of the cartilage that cushions your bones resulting in the swelling and pain is known as Osteoarthritis. It is able to produce the bone spurs in your body.
Where does Osteoarthritis affects?
Most commonly it affects your:
2. Lower Back
Occasionally osteoarthritis produces spurs which cause the nerve compression that results in pain and weakness in your arms and legs.
It includes symptoms like:
- Pain in neck.
- Weakness in arms & legs.
- Back discomfort when lying down.
- Some experience little discomfort.
- Some become severely disabled.
keeping a healthy weight can reduces stress on your joints and reduces pain naturally. Exercise also plays a vital role and provide following benefits:
- Increased flexibility
- Improved attitude and mood.
- Strengthening of heart.
- Improved blood flow.
- Ease in daily task
We cannot control the fact that our bodies do change as we grow older, but we can be active in preventing osteoarthritis and act sensibly once you notice change in how you feel.