How Osteoarthritis Affects Your Bones and Joints

How Osteoarthritis Affects Your Bones and Joints

by Yenny (SU)
Joints allow for movement and shock absorption. Think of how your fingers bend when you hold a pen or a fork. The cartilage on the ends of the bones in your fingers allow for that movement in the joints to be smooth and pain free. And, when you jump off a curb, your knee joint absorbs the pressure from the weight of your body when you land on your feet.