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Using a cane

Using a cane is one approach to relieving joint paint from osteoarthritis. If your osteoarthritis is starting to cause more pain…


Relieving knee pain

Relieving knee pain often requires experimenting with different approaches. It’s always best to start with the least invasive approach available. You’ll know it’s time for knee replacement when all of the other options fail to bring relief and your daily activities…


Treatment of patellofemoral problems

Treatment of patellofemoral problems begins with decreasing the inflammation in the knee. This may be accomplished with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines like…


Patellofemoral problems

Patellofemoral problems, such as alignment or overuse problems, can lead to wear and tear of the cartilage behind the patella (kneecap). This…


Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been slowly gaining acceptance in the medical field as effective, non-surgical solutions to the inflammation and…


Testing for osteoarthritis

Testing for osteoarthritis begins in your physician’s office.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is also known as…


Prepatellar bursitis

Prepatellar bursitis is often referred to in relation to its cause, such as “housemaid’s knee,” because most of those afflicted are…


An X-ray does not signal the need for knee replacement

An X-ray does not signal the need for knee replacement. Frequently, an X-ray is one of the first tests chosen for…