66-arthritis-10-10-11Arthritis causes joint inflammation and pain. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common disabling diseases in developed countries. Over the age of 60, about 10% of men and 18% of women have symptoms. Despite appropriate treatment, many people continue to experience pain that interferes with both their physical function, and psychological well-being. Lois Pike, an author and public speaker describes how she’s moved beyond the burden of OA while Dr. Marc Hochberg, Head of the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Maryland provides cutting edge information on treatments.