Osteoarthritis is considered “wear-and-tear arthritis” and is the most common cause of knee pain. An orthopaedic surgeon walks us through how to find relief.
Where is your knee pain, and when does it feel better or worse? Answer these questions to help your doctor determine whether your knee pain is caused by a tendinitis, arthritis, or something else.
If you have knee arthritis, here’s what you need to know about the best and worst knee pain treatments.
Contributor: Kurt Spindler, MD Have you torn your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)? If, unfortunately, you have, and you’re considering surgical reconstruction, you and your doctor need to weigh one factor very carefully when you discuss treatment options: your age. Recent research shows that the patient’s age and the type of graft performed can predict the … Read More
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Whether it’s a painful shoulder, knee or elbow, tendonitis and bursitis are troublesome conditions that can affect just about anyone. The pain can come gradually, building up over time. Or it can feel sudden and severe. If you feel concerned or unsure about the cause of pain, see your doctor. But in many cases, it’s … Read More