Arthritis is a condition that occurs when you have inflammation in one or more of your joints. It tends to worsen as you age. If you have arthritis, you may have the following symptoms:
Decreased range of motion
The cause of arthritis depends on the type. For instance, osteoarthritis is the most common form and stems from joint damage from wear and tear from regular use, injury, or infection. Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when the immune system attacks your joints.