Are there steps you can take to lower your risk of getting arthritis and to slow or prevent permanent joint damage?
Yes. These include:
- Stay at a healthy weight.
- Practice good posture.
- Be careful when lifting things.
- Eat a balanced diet.
From: Arthritis Pain Management WebMD Medical Reference
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