Nowadays People Develop Knee Arthritis Twice More Often than 100 Years Ago
A recent research discovered that nowadays knee arthritis is more than twice as common as it used to be only a few generations ago. Scientists say that the risk of developing the condition is 46% now.
Dr. Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery, says that this phenomenon could be influenced by inactivity of modern life. The study demonstrates that cases of developing arthritis more than doubled these days.
Dr. Metzl explains: “The best thing to do is strengthen your muscles with exercises like squats and lunges instead of saying off of the knee and, in effect, becoming more inactive.
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