What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term “arthritis”? A 70-year-old adult with a cane complaining about their joint pain, right?
It’s not your fault. People have developed an equivocal and vague idea about arthritis and believe that it’s a disease more common among older people—but that’s not the case.
Young adults, even those in their 20s, can develop arthritic joint pain. It’s a painful condition that causes inflammation in the joints.
The common symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. It can limit the range of motion and lead to deformity if left untreated.
Here’s all you need to know: