William Robinson on osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease, afflicting some 27 million Americans and half of all people over the age of 70. The disease has generally been attributed to simple 'wear and tear,' but new research reveals there's more to it than that. William Robinson, MD, associate professor of immunology and rheumatology at Stanford, says it is actually driven by low-grade inflammation. In this podcast, Robinson discusses what the discovery means for the millions who suffer from the debilitating disease.