If you often feel pain in your knee(s) during your daily activities and it persists over a long time, such knee pain may be attributable to joint disease.
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Osteoarthritis of the knee is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of a knee(s). It occurs more frequently as we age, and women are more frequently affected than men.
Learn more about the symptoms and causes of osteoarthritis of the knee.
There are treatments available to relieve pain and help manage symptoms. Initial treatment is generally directed at pain management. Non-surgical treatments include exercise, drug treatment, splintage and physical therapy.
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Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to manage the symptoms. Prepare for your doctor's visit by learning about the kinds of medical tests that are needed to diagnose your knee problem.
Learn more about the diagnostic tests.