How Does Aging Affect My Joints?

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Aging can affect the joints in the following manner. The cartilage is the shock absorber between the two bonny surfaces of a joint. As we age the cartilage starts to thin and the bones can rub together which causes pain. And the spine in particular, the disk is the shock absorber between the pertibler/g bodies, the disk ultimately loses it's water content and loses it's shock absorbing ability which can later arthritis and pain.