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Are athletes at higher risk for arthritis?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
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In brief: Probably

Potential for injury and overuse is greater for athletes.
I feel the vast health benefits of of being physically active far outweigh the potential detrimental effects. As you get older, some activities may become more difficult. Enjoy them now! good luck! dr l.

In brief: Probably

Potential for injury and overuse is greater for athletes.
I feel the vast health benefits of of being physically active far outweigh the potential detrimental effects. As you get older, some activities may become more difficult. Enjoy them now! good luck! dr l.
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Repeated injuries and constant wear and tear on joints can lead to arthritis later in life.

In brief: Yes

Repeated injuries and constant wear and tear on joints can lead to arthritis later in life.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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