Arthritic Knee brace

The Brace Shop Sells Arthritic Knee BracesOsteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common joint disease, affecting 80% of people over the age of 75. Women are two times as likely as men to have arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder, and largely impacts the elderly generation. Though modern medicine has made many advancements in the past years, osteoarthritis still remains a per say normal “Side Effect” of aging. Over time the protective cartilage on the end of your bones begins to wear down from continued use throughout your life. Beginning around age 50 you will probably begin to feel the effects of osteoarthritis; by the age of 70 nearly all persons will have some sort symptom.

There are many contributing factors to developing osteoarthritis, including: being overweight, family genetics, and playing sports that involve direct impact. If you suspect you might have osteoarthritis, a doctor’s inspection and consultation is recommended in order for you to receive the proper form of treatment. Although osteoarthritis is non-reversible there are still preventative measures that you can take from worsening the damage and controlling the pain. There are certain medications your doctor might prescribe such as over the counter drugs or steroid injections. Lifestyle changes, physical therapy, surgery, or a brace might also be suggested.

The Brace Shop sells a wide variety of braces including specialized knee braces that you can view and sort based on the medical condition you are experiencing. If you would like to view braces for an arthritic knee you can do so at the Brace Shops online store. While there you will see braces for nearly every body part and age group.  You can contact the Brace Shop with any questions you have regarding their merchandise.

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