Arthritis Medications Biologics Is it Possible to Avoid Arthritis Starting in Childhood? Share Pin Email More in Arthritis Medications Biologics Prednisone Methotrexate Corticosteroids Acetaminophen/Tylenol NSAIDs Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Joint Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis Gout Ankylosing Spondylitis Types and Conditions Diet and Exercise Natural Treatments Assistive Devices and Mobility Aids Surgery and Research Coping Frequently Asked Questions View All Updated April 21, 2016 Arthritis can be avoided in childhood. Some forms of arthritis is hereditary or can be caused by repeated trauma. Learn more about the dangers of arthritis in this video. Up Next Up Next Video Stop the Progression of Arthritis Up Next Article Osteoarthritis vs.Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Do They Differ? Up Next Article Are Polyarthritis, Inflammatory, and Rheumatoid Arthritis the Same? Up Next Article Is There Anything You Can Do to Prevent Arthritis?