If you or any of your relatives has been affected with arthritis you’d probably know how debilitating the disease can be. Astonishingly according to a leading daily arthritis affects 15% of India’s population out of which only 30-40% seek orthopaedic help. Thought to be due to the lack of sufficient awareness about the disease this ignorance often leads to the condition worsening to a point of no return. In this mega guide we’ll explain everything you need to know about the disease. What is arthritis? Arthritis is not a single disease – there are over 100 different forms of arthritis.