Source: Utah Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013
Arthritis can a painful and debilitating disease. It affects one of every five adults in the U.S. and is the leading cause of disability. About two-thirds of people with arthritis are younger than age 65. In Utah, women have higher rates of arthritis than men across every age group.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends taking a few simple steps to help keep the pain away:
- Learn arthritis management strategies
- Be active