• OA associated with higher disability, worse health status

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Adalberto Loyola-Sánchez
    Osteoarthritis was associated with a higher degree of disability and a worse health status among individuals residing in a low-income, urban community in Mexico, according to findings published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.
    However, some participants reported a perceived disability in completing daily activities despite not demonstrating said disability, the researchers found.
    “This study is important because it explores the impact of OA in the functioning of adults living in a context of socioeconomic disparity, and the functioning is assessed
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