Did you know that in our country alone, more than 50 million people suffer from various forms of arthritis? This makes it the number one disability in our country, affecting 1 out of every 5 adults. The term arthritis encompasses more than 100 joint diseases and can manifest with symptoms such as joint swelling, pain, swelling and even an overall decrease in range of motion. One of the common misconceptions about arthritis is that it only impacts older individuals. In reality, it can affect people of all ages, races and and sexes.