Arthritis affects a surprisingly large number of Americans. A 2005 survey
showed that more than 20 percent of adults reported having cases of arthritis, with a significant percentage claiming that the condition was serious enough to limit their activity. Increasing your understanding of arthritis—including how to treat and manage it—can be instrumental in reducing long-term joint damage and pain. In this guide we'll direct you to sites with all the resources you need to understand this extremely prevalent condition.