The most common type of spinal arthritis — osteoarthritis — is caused by normal degeneration that comes with age. In cases of osteoarthritis, the smooth coating of cartilage that protects joints wears away over time, leading to pain, stiffness and inflammation within the joint.
Did you know there are over 100 types of arthritis? That’s right! And Of these, knee osteoarthritis is the most common. First off, osteoarthritis is age-related joint damage from wear and tear.