Osteoarthritis

Common Chronic Condition Of The Joints

251 million people suffered from knee osteoarthritis worldwide. In Malaysia, 9.3% of adults had knee pain.

 

What is Osteoarthritis (OA)?

OA is a degenerative disease of joints that affects all of the weight-bearing components of the joint.

• Most common joint disease
• Most OA patients > age 45
• Women > men
• Most often appears at the ends of the fingers and thumbs, neck, lower back, knees, and hips

 

OA is caused by:
• aging joints
• sport injury
• joint injury or overuse
• obesity 
  OA symptoms include:
• joint pain
• stiffness
• impaired mobility of the joints

 

Type II collagen is the main collagen in cartilage If cartilage undergoes a permanent process of wear and tear, the cartilage starts to become damaged, and this may lead to OA.


Hydrolysate Collagen is necessary for collagen synthesis and influence the stability of the collagenous structures in cartilage.

 

 

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