The articles on totalhealth have been written by experts in osteoarthritis specifically for patients. They provide an overview of the causes of arthritis in the knee, hip, ankle, and shoulder as well as information on the latest arthritis treatment. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint condition and is the most common form of arthritis in the UK. Treatments for arthritis are varied and include non-invasive techniques such as AposTherapy, through to open surgical techniques such as total joint replacement.