Arthritis in South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
South Carolina has the 10th highest rate of arthritis in the nation.1 About 1,104,660 South Carolina adults have arthritis. Arthritis affects people of all ages, sexes and racial groups. Arthritis affects people of all ages, sexes and racial groups. Arthritis is a term that refers to more than 100 conditions affecting joints, tissues that surround the joints, and other connective tissues. People with arthritis are limited in their ability to do daily activities, such as standing, bending, walking and climbing stairs. Arthritis is the nation’s No. 1 cause of disability. Overweight people are more likely to develop arthritis.
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