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How do you reduce your chances of getting arthritis?
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Stay healthy & light
Many uncontrollable factors can contribute to developing osteoarthritis such as genetics, family history, trauma and injury.
However many things can be controlled and prevented. The best things to do are to stay in excellent shape, stay thin, and have a good diet. Mix weight bearing and non-weightbearing (swimming, biking) activities rather than continuously pounding on the joints on hard pavement.

In brief: Stay healthy & light
Many uncontrollable factors can contribute to developing osteoarthritis such as genetics, family history, trauma and injury.
However many things can be controlled and prevented. The best things to do are to stay in excellent shape, stay thin, and have a good diet. Mix weight bearing and non-weightbearing (swimming, biking) activities rather than continuously pounding on the joints on hard pavement.
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