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Stages of Osteoarthritis

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.

Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
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