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What are the risk factors associated with developing osteoarthritis disease? Obesity joint trauma muscle weakness These three factors…
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What are the risk factors associated with developing osteoarthritis disease?
- joint trauma
- muscle weakness
- These three factors all increase the mechanical forces to which the articular cartilage is subjected.
- metabolic disorders
- Elderly populations are affected by osteoarthritis more frequently and more severely than younger populations.
- Obesity is the strongest modifiable risk factor.
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