- Pain in the joints, especially in the joint supporting body weight, especially of the hip joint. Other joints may be exposed such as the knee joint, lower back, toes, neck, base of the thumb. Osteoarthritis is most prevalent in the hip joint, but the symptoms are usually mild pain and stiffness.
- The pain experienced usually become more severe when heavy activity or after exercise.
- Stiff joints, especially on waking or morning. Stiffness will be reduced after 30 minutes of moving the joint.
- The joints appear enlarged by the growth of bone and cartilage
- Rattling in the joints, especially when moving
- Joint pain when moved or touched.
- Back pain when osteoarthritis occurs in the back
- Weakness in the legs and arms, numbness, tingling or pain in an osteoarthritis of the cervical spinal joints.
- Vertigo, nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances when Osteoarthritis suppress blood vessel carrying blood to the back of the brain.
Each person has different symptoms depending on the person’s resistance to pain, as well as the location of the occurrence of osteoarthritis. Seek the right treatment for osteoarthritis. Do not be late to treat it because it can be fatal.