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Here are the common stages of Osteoarthritis
Stage 0 Classified as “normal” The joint functions without any impairment or pain. No treatment required
Stage 1 Shows very minor bone spur growth. Usually no experience any pain or discomfort. Recommend you take supplements
Stage 2 Considered a “mild” stage of the condition. Bones are not rubbing or scraping one another. Start to experience pain, medications might be required, exercise recommended.
Stage 3 Classified as “moderate” stage, Frequent pain while walking, sitting, etc, opioid medications probably required.
Stage 4 Considered “severe.” Great pain when moving the joints. joint replacement surgery generally required.