An estimated 58.5 million adults in the United States have arthritis. With proper treatment and care, people with arthritis can lead robust lives.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 24 percent of Americans are affected by arthritis. For some, this condition may serve as an occasional uncomfortable issue, while it can be extremely impactful in day-to-day life for others.
Arthritis is defined as acute or chronic inflammation of the respective joint, according to the National Library of Medicine. It is known to cause pain, stiffness, decreased range of motion and joint deformities.