Knee arthritis: Introduction
Knee arthritis: Inflammation of the knee joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Knee arthritis is available below.
Symptoms of Knee arthritis
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symptoms of Knee arthritis
Treatments for Knee arthritis
- Varies depending on the cause
- Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatment is aimed at symptom control and modification of disease progression. Treatments include:
- Explanation - Education plays an important role in arthritis management
- Rest - during bouts of active inflammation
- Exercise - graduated exercise program recommended to maintain good joint function, especially in osteoarthritis
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Knee arthritis: Deaths
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Causes of Knee arthritis
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Disease Topics Related To Knee arthritis
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Knee arthritis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Knee arthritis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Knee arthritis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Knee arthritis
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Knee arthritis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Knee arthritis
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