Knee Osteoarthritis Archives - Regenerative Orthopedic Institute

21 October 2015
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Helping an Aging Patient with Knee Osteoarthritis: A 2 Year Follow Up

21 October 2015, Comments: 0

Jacqueline M. is a pleasant lady who was 81 years old when she first came to see us in late 2013. She had constant, severe pain in her left knee that prevented her from doing most of her activities of daily living. She was unable to enjoy one of her favorite hobbies: gardening. She had physical therapy and injections of […]

19 November 2014
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Weight Loss as Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

19 November 2014, Comments: 0

Mechanical stress has been thought to be the main factor in the development of knee osteoarthritis. After all, osteoarthritis has been postulated to be a “wear and tear” disease. For that same reason, the association between obesity and knee osteoarthritis seems logical: the extra weight results in increased mechanical stress to the knee joint leading to the development of osteoarthritis. […]