It has been estimated that 20 percent of the visits to a physician relate to problems involving muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments that are not arthritic.
Self-imposed deformity can result from putting a pillow under the knees to alleviate arthritic pain.
In fact, upsetting one's lifestyle and tearing up roots can cause psychic damage that translates to even further aggravated, arthritic pains.
Scientists estimate that as many as 6 million arthritic
Americans can blame their disability at least in part on defective DNA, but they remain unsure how many of these people bear the newly pinpointed genetic glitch.