are five kinds of arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, septic, gaut and
reactive, a leading doctor told "Hello VOA" Monday.
include chronic pain and often stiffness, said Dr. Taing Tek Hong.
Osteoarthritis commonly affects the hands, feet, spine, hips and knees.
Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of water on the knee, an accumulation
of excess fluid in or around the knee joint.
Osteoarthritis is a chronic disorder
related to but not caused by aging. Cartilage can be less resilient, and
inflammation of the surrounding joint can also occur. Congenital disorders,
cracking joints, joint injury, hormonal disorders and obesity, which puts extra
weight on knees and other joints.