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COVID-19 and Osteoarthritis Disability: Possible Interactions and Selected Preventive Strategies | Abstract
Rheumatology: Current Research

Rheumatology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)

Abstract

COVID-19 and Osteoarthritis Disability: Possible Interactions and Selected Preventive Strategies

Ray Marks

Older adults suffering from chronically painful disabling osteoarthritis of one or more joints, may also be more susceptible than healthy age and gender matched adults to infections such as COVID-19 as a result of their debilitated state and oftentimes multiple health conditions. This mini review briefly discusses this topic and offers some possible preventive directives for reducing osteoarthritis suffering and possible COVID-19 risk.

Published Date: 2021-04-05; Received Date: 2021-03-15

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