Osteo-arthritis aka degenerative arthritis

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Also in Chesterfield, Dr. Larry Benson is treating osteo-arthritis.

Symptoms include joint swelling, stiffness and decrease in joint range of motion.

You can help prevent symptoms by committing to daily moderate exercise; keeping excess weight off; and maintaining a healthy low fat diet.

Also, severely damaged knees or hips may require surgical repair.

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