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Arthritis is a condition that causes painful, swollen joints. This can happen as naturally as you age or in younger people who have a predisposition toward developing arthritis.
There are two major kinds of arthritis:
Other types of arthritis include:
Arthritis can be diagnosed by:
Arthritis is treated with oral medicines and exercise designed to help keep the joints moving without injury.
If you have swollen or painful joints, contact one of our family medicine locations.
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