Herbal Remedies for Osteoarthritis
Herbal remedies for osteoarthritis have been used for centuries to treat this common disease. Osteoarthritis (also referred to as OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting the synovial joints and specifically characterized by loss of cartilage within the joint and accompanied the overgrowth of the underlying bone and border of the joint. There are multiple causes of OA, it begins predominantly in our middle years and its incidence increases with age. OA affects both the spinal and peripheral joints, and while many believe OA to be a process associated with aging, it is more likely that OA is