Osteoarthritis Symptoms Overview

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Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Joint pain and stiffness are classic indications of osteoarthritis. Learn more about the signs and symptoms so you can discuss them with your doctor.

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Is Osteoarthritis Onset of Symptoms Always Gradual?

The onset of symptoms in osteoarthritis is typically described as gradual. Learn how symptoms usually develop over time but can develop suddenly. The onset of osteoarthritis symptoms is typically described as being gradual. Symptoms usually develop...

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What Is Chondrocalcinosis?

In chondrocalcinosis, also called CPPD, calcium crystals build up in joint cartilage, causing symptoms that resemble osteoarthritis or gout. Chondrocalcinosis, also known as calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD) disease, is a condition in which...

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Overview of Hemarthrosis

Hemarthrosis is caused by bleeding in a joint from trauma or blood disorders; it could lead to serious joint damage if left untreated. Hemarthrosis is bleeding in a joint caused by conditions such as hemophilia, physical trauma, or other factors. It...

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Does Inflammation Play a Role in Osteoarthritis?

Learn how inflammation is now thought to be part of the cycle of damage in osteoarthritis and may even be the cause. Inflammation is commonly associated with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other types of inflammatory arthritis. On...

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Cartilage Loss in People With Arthritis

Cartilage loss is a decrease in cartilage volume and thickness. Learn how cartilage wears away or deteriorates. Joint or articular cartilage is the type of cartilage most familiar to arthritis patients. This type of cartilage is also found in the...

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Overview of Osteoarthritis With Pictures

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It's the one everyone thinks of when they hear the term "arthritis." Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent of the more than 100 types of arthritis and related diseases. In the...

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What Is Joint Space Narrowing?

Joint space narrowing can be seen on x-rays and it correlates with worsening osteoarthritis. Learn what causes it and how it is measured and scored. X-ray images can detect joint space narrowing. In a healthy joint, there is a normal amount of space...

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