Osteoarthritis Video

Osteoarthritis, or degenerative arthritis, is characterized by the deterioration of protective articular cartilage in the joints. With no cartilage, the uneven bone surfaces rub against each other and become a source of pain, stiffness, swelling, and inflammation. This video illustrates the difference between primary and secondary arthritis, as well as the symptoms and treatments associated with joint pain from osteoarthritis.