Risk Factors of OA

Some things put you at a higher risk of getting osteoarthritis, including:

Older age: Cartilage deteriorates with age.

Gender: Women are more likely to develop osteoarthritis, though it isn’t understood why.

Being overweight or obese: Extra weight puts more stress on your joints.

Joint injury: Weak joints are more susceptible to osteoarthritis.

Genetics: Some people inherit the tendency to develop osteoarthritis.

Bone deformities: Being born with malformed bones or cartilage can increase your risk of OA.

Certain jobs: Physically demanding jobs or jobs that require repetitive stress on joints can increase your chances of developing osteoarthritis.

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