December 28, 2017

Does running give you arthritis?

Running or jogging itself will not cause you to have arthritis, unless you are already predisposed to having arthritis. Usually, people who claim that their running was the cause of arthritis in their knees have predisposing factors to develop arthritis in the first place. The arthritis we are talking about here is osteoarthritis (OA), and not rheumatoid arthritis. OA is also called degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis. What is