Learn what you need to do to keep your joints healthy.
Joint pain and osteoarthritis are major causes of disability among older adults in the U.S. Learn more about how you can protect your joints and what to do if you’ve started to have pain.
Losing weight is the single best way to protect your joints and ease any pain you might have if you’re overweight or obese. The more weight your joints have to bear, the more stress you put on your joints and the more pain you’ll have. If you want a quick way to do something good for your joints, reduce your pain, and boost your health all at once drop a few pounds.