Osteoarthritis is known to affect those people, who always tend to break barriers in sports and physical activity. The condition osteoarthritis as the name suggests is a type of arthritis and is known to be the most common form of arthritis that is affecting people around the world, especially sportspersons.
The condition is a very painful one and is known to cause stiffness and pain in the joints, with the worst affected area being the knees. Osteoarthritis is known to develop, when the joints experience the degeneration of cartilage, which results in reduced cushioning of the joints.
The Chairman for the National Arthritis Foundation, Professor Feng Pao Hsii has stated that he feared that more and more young people would fall prey to this condition, as the young generation was living an ever-increasingly active lifestyle. The statement by the Prof. Hsii came, while he was giving out a speech at the inauguration of a new facility of the foundation on the occasion of the World Arthritis Day.
While talking about the disease, a 32 year old young man who was recently discovered with osteoarthritis, Yurii Siegel stated that the reason why he developed the condition was because of constant squatting when he was a sailor.