Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
When we talk about osteoarthritis, part of it is lifestyle and part of it is medical treatment as well.
Arthroscopic knee surgery is a minimally invasive surgery to repair a torn cartilage, performed 700,000 times in the US each year. But, it may be unnecessary.
Although it can occur in almost any joint, osteoarthritis is a condition that often occurs most commonly in the knee.
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In osteoarthritis the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time. It’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight, but cartilage can wear away in virtually anyone.
Simply walking her dog used to be torture for 51-year-old Terri LaRoche. She has a common problem, arthritis in both knees.