Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis 101

By St Helena Sports Medicine
May 15, 2018

Osteoarthritis of the knee is also known as “wear-and-tear” arthritis. It occurs when the natural cushioning (cartilage) that sits between the joints diminishes. As this condition progresses, the bones of the joints begin to rub against each other without the shock absorption provided by cartilage. As a result you begin to feel swelling, stiffness, pain, ... read more