Our expert says:
Osteoporosis affects the bones and it becomes porous and therefore more susceptible to fractures, whereas osteoarthritis affects the joints causing stiffness and discomfort- it is therefore two totally different entities, but one can have both. Osteoarthritis is usually the effect of the wear and tear changes we experience as we get older.
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