Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

August 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Arthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint, and surrounding tissues. There are as many as 100 varieties of arthritis. According to the Center for Disease Control arthritis affects more than 54 million people.  Osteoarthritis is degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone. It most often affect people as they grow…

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

February 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the Knee, What is it? What are the symptoms, what can cause it, what are the treatment options and what should I expect? Basic knee anatomy: The knee joint is comprised of the connection of the femur AKA thigh bone, tibia or shin bone,  fibula,( smaller, next to tibia, and the patella ( knee…