Are you one of millions
suffering from Osteoarthritis?
3.5 million Australians have arthritis with osteoarthritis being the most common form of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that affects the joints such as hips, knees and ankles, and usually gets worse over time. It is the predominant condition that leads to hip and knee replacement surgery in Australia.
About 1 in 6 Australians have Arthritis
A large majority of this patient group suffer from Osteoarthritis, that is 2.1 million Australians or 9% of the total population.
What are the main symptoms of Knee Osteoarthritis?
4 main risk-factors for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
What can be the cause of your Osteoarthritis? There are 4 main risk-factors; age, gender, repetitive stress injury and your genetics.
Source: www.abs.gov.au National Health Survey: First results, 2014-15, aihw.gov.au/osteoarthritis/