Osteoarthritis of the knee is the deterioration of the protective cartilage in the knee joint. Cartilage is a tough, elastic tissue that covers and cushions the ends of bones within a joint, allowing them to move past each other during movement without the bones grating against one another. However, when this special tissue in the
Knee Pain treatment
Did you know that osteoarthritis in the knee affects one in every four people over the age of 60, as well as many younger people? Arthritic pain in a knee joint can not only cause considerable discomfort, but it can also limit your mobility. Fortunately, there are ways to manage arthritis of the knee without
Dogged by knee pain due to arthritis? If medications, cortisone shots, and other types of conservative interventions haven’t brought you any relief, don’t give up hope just yet—try viscosupplementation. It is a safe and highly effective alternative to both medications and cortisone shots, which have potential side effects, especially with repeated use. Read on to
Viscosupplementation therapy is a highly effective treatment designed to help reduce pain and swelling associated with arthritis. It is most commonly used to treat osteoarthritis in the knee and involves injecting hyaluronic acid directly into the affected joint. Viscosupplementation aims to improve and manage symptoms, without the need for invasive surgery or addictive pain medications.