Arthritis Symptoms

Why does arthritis make your joints hurt?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Arthritis Pain
    Moving a joint affected by arthritis can be painful because in arthritis, cartilage that protects the ends of bones and allows the joint to move easily and painlessly wears away. This animation shows why arthritis can make it painful and difficult to move your knee.

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