A 18-year-old female asked:
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how does osteoarthritis affect the movement and normal functioning of the skeleton.

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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any type of joint involvement can affect the movement of the body. As the muscles pivot along with the joints, joint impairment can lead to loss of normal function. The Musculoskeletal function of the body is fine tuned. Any impairment of joints, muscles, tendons, or bursas can affect the total function
Answered on Apr 28, 2019
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