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My Knee Hurts. What Do I Do?

There are many reasons why the knee may hurt. One of the most common reasons could be knee osteoarthritis. Knee osteoarthritis pain can range from mild or severe. Either way, you don’t have to live with it. There are a number of treatment options that can help alleviate discomfort. The first step is to contact your doctor for a proper diagnosis. In preparation for the appointment, here is some information that ......

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Physiotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition. Physiotherapy treatment helps to improve the symptoms

Thinking about a Knee Brace?

In the long run, it’s important to protect your joint cartilage from further disrepair and to delay surgery for as […]

Can I Exercise?

If you’re in pain, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. Besides the discomfort, you may worry that […]

Choosing the Right Shoes for Arthritis

Choosing the right shoes is another great, nonmedical way to relieve your arthritis symptoms. Appropriate footwear can minimize pressure on […]

Weight Management and Osteoarthritis.

When it comes to losing weight and osteoarthritis, it’s about more than reducing the stress on your joints. Fat is […]

Knee Replacement – What you need to know

  Knee replacement surgery is usually performed under general anaesthetic, spinal anaesthetic or an epidural. The surgeon makes a cut […]

Beware of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Osteoarthritis

Arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery used to correct joint deformities or preserve joint function. It’s a common surgery, […]

Managing OA through Tibial Osteotomy

In a tibial knee osteotomy, the tibia (shin bone) is cut and reshaped to relieve pressure on the knee joint. […]

Medications to Manage Knee Pain

When it comes to using medications to manage the pain of osteoarthritis, The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and […]

What is a Partial Knee Replacement?

If the damage from knee OA is restricted to one side of the joint only, your doctor may suggest an […]