Category Archives: Causes of Osteoarthritis

Does Running Cause Osteoarthritis?

I often hear from people “Well I have always run so that is probably why my knees (or hips) have worn out”. But does running cause osteoarthritis or is there something else at play here?

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The Effects of High Heels

Last week a lovely young lady emailed me and told me she have been diagnosed with bilateral knee OA aged just 25. She has never been particularly sporty but nor is she overweight and her parents are in their 50s … Continue reading

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Cartilage Degeneration May Be Stopped

One of the biggest problems with treating osteoarthritis is that scientists still don’t understand the process of cartilage degeneration. This makes it very difficult to find a cure. However recent research is suggesting the bone underneath the cartilage plays an … Continue reading

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