What Actually Causes Osteoarthritis [Conclusion]

What we have talked about throughout this article series is a comprehensive list of the factors that are likely to contribute to the causes of Osteoarthritis (OA). What we see with these factors is a comprehensive list of things that are completely preventable. When...
What Actually Causes Osteoarthritis [Part 7: Psychology]

What Actually Causes Osteoarthritis [Part 7: Psychology]

The mind.   It’s the elephant in the room when it comes to Osteoarthritis (OA).   Not many clinicians really like to deal with this aspect. It usually only mentioned as an afterthought.   But why is this?   Well, first of all, there are a lot...
What Actually Causes Osteoarthritis [Part 6: Genetics]

What Actually Causes Osteoarthritis [Part 6: Genetics]

Genetics and osteoarthritis. It’s an unfortunate truth of the world that when it comes to certain diseases we are simply more susceptible to certain conditions as a result of our genes. In terms of our relative risk (i.e. what the odds say about us developing...