Arthritis refers to swelling or inflammation that affects the body’s musculoskeletal system, particularly the joints, with osteoarthritis (the degradation of joins, cartilage and bone ) and rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease causing the inflammation of flexible joints) being the two most common forms. Common symptoms of arthritis include swelling, redness, and restriction to your range of movement. The most noticeable symptoms, however, is …