What Are the Symptoms of Osteoarthritis?

The symptoms of osteoarthritis usually begin slowly involving one or more joints which includes,

  • Pain when using the joint, which may improve with rest. For some people, pain may become worse at night in the later stages of the disease.
  • Joint stiffness, lasting less than 30 minutes of time, in the morning or after resting.
  • Joint changes can limit joint movement.
  • Swelling in and around the joint, especially after doing a lot of activity.
  • Changes in the ability to move the joint
  • Feeling that the joint is loose or unstable.