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Types of Osteoarthritis

Bone Spurs
Bone Spurs

Bone spurs develop in parts of the body where bone rubs against bone. Some doctors say this is a part of the normal aging process; that it's the body's way of compensating for worn down cartilage and bone loss, which occurs due to osteoarthritis.

Grating Sensation
Grating Sensation

Crackling or grating sensation (crepitus) — Movement of a joint affected by OA may cause a crackling or grating sensation called crepitus. This sensation likely occurs because of roughening of the normally smooth surfaces inside the joint.

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Loss of Flexibility
Loss of Flexibility

3. Loss of Flexibility. People in the early stages of arthritis may notice that moving the affected areas of their bodies is not as easy as it once was. Joint stiffness and pain can contribute to loss of flexibility, also called loss of range of motion.

Pain
Pain

Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis. It is associated with the breakdown of a joint's cartilage. Cartilage is a firm, rubbery material that covers and cushions the ends of bones in normal joints.

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Stiffness
Stiffness

Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear and tear arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis. It is associated with a breakdown of cartilage in joints and can occur in almost any joint in the body.

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Tenderness
Tenderness

Narcotics: Stronger pain pills, such as narcotics, may be prescribed when osteoarthritis pain is severe and other treatments are not working. Surgery: When other treatment options have failed, some people may need surgery to relieve chronic pain in damaged joints.

source: webmd.com

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