What are the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Oct 12, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Symptoms of osteoarthritis include the following:

  • Deep, achy joint pain exacerbated by extensive use - The disease’s primary symptom

  • Reduced range of motion and crepitus - Frequently present

  • Stiffness during rest (gelling) - May develop, with morning joint stiffness usually lasting for less than 30 minutes

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