FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT ARTHRITIS

59% of those diagnosed with arthritis are female.

50% of adults over the age of 65 have been diagnosed with arthritis.

According to the Arthritis Foundation in 2006, close to 46 million Americans suffer from arthritis or other joint conditions.

In the US, 39 million doctor’s visits yearly are arthritis related.

There are 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis.

To reduce your risk of developing arthritis, doctors recommend exercising 3 times a week.

An estimated 1.3 million Americans are affected by rheumatoid arthritis.

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