Monthly Archives: September 2016

Management of knee osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee involves weakening of the cartilage in the joints due to aging of the joints, obesity and injuries. The condition results to stiffness and pain in the joint. Causes of knee osteoarthritis When the person becomes older, the healing rate of the cartilage decreases. An overweight person places significant pressure on the joints especially on the knees. ... Read More »

Treatment for thumb arthritis

Thumb arthritis is common as the person ages and develops when the cartilage wears away from the ends of the bones that form the thumb joint or carpometacarpal joint. The condition is usually common among women than men and likely to develop after 40 years of age. Thumb arthritis can be caused by previous injuries or fractures to the joint. ... Read More »