Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis, involves the swelling and damage of the joints. It causes pain, stiffness and limited movement. Since knees are the primary weight-bearing joints in the body, they are most at risk for osteoarthritis. Risk factors include age, heredity, injury and obesity.
ARTICLE CATEGORIES: Patient Education
About the author
discmdgroup DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) is one of America’s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Our individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient, and a zero MRSA infection rate. Read more articles by discmdgroup.