Monthly Archives: March 2015

Treatment for Knee Pain from Osteoarthritis

Regardless of the cause, the results of osteoarthritis of the knee can bring pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness in the joint. The severity of the condition may determine treatment including bracing, physical therapy, injections and/or surgery. In the early stages of the disease, the affected knee may be treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroid […]

What Causes Osteoarthritis in the Knee

Osteoarthritis can develop over time due to the natural degeneration of aging joint, or may result from a traumatic injury. Those who have spent years in jobs that require a lot of walking, standing and other wear and tear on the knees may be at higher risk for developing the condition. Other contributing factors […]

Pain from Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis affects the joints, but is common in the knees because the knees bear the weight of the body. Pain from osteoarthritis of the […]