About 22% of U.S. adults, or 50 million people aged 18 years or older in the civilian, non-institutionalized population, have self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis. The joints most commonly affected are the knees, hips, and those in the hands and spine. Garden City Hospital's Orthopedic Specialists treat arthritis and its affects. For more information or a referral to a Garden City physician, please contact the Physician Referral Service at 877-717-WELL.
Answers to frequently asked questions about arthritis, its symptoms and treatments.
Background on the prevalence and symptoms of osteoarthritis.