|New Booklet ARTHRITIS INFO No. 1
PRACTICAL TIPS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE
More than 10 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee joint, making it the most common form of arthritis in the U.S.
What are frequent causes of this type of arthritis, and what can you do to protect your knees, reduce the symptoms, and support your doctor's treatment? With advice from many of the world's leading knee specialists, we have compiled extremely useful and practical tips for self-care.
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American Arthritis Society
P.O. Box 271010
Minneapolis, MN 55427
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and we'll mail it to you free of any charge.
Taking control of your health and applying the advice of the leading osteoarthritis experts will help enormously.
Helmut H. Huberti, M.D.
President, American Arthritis Society
In our section, "A Patient's Experience with Osteoarthritis," we introduce Mr. Sepp K.
, a famous restaurateur at the world's largest fair, the Oktoberfest. He suffered from osteoarthritis pain in his hip for more than 25 years until he decided to have his hip joint replaced.