Osteoarthritis in Young, Active, and Athletic Individuals

  title={Osteoarthritis in Young, Active, and Athletic Individuals},
  author={Adae Opoku Amoako and George Guntur A Pujalte},
  booktitle={Clinical medicine insights. Arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders},
Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most devastating chronic conditions that affect people around the world. Although the usual population associated with the condition is the elderly, who are mostly inactive, athletes and younger individuals are also susceptible. Depending on the population, the etiology may differ; injuries, occupational activities, and obesity appear to be the most common causes of OA in young and athletic populations. Diagnosing OA in athletes and young individuals is… CONTINUE READING