Knee Arthritis Relief

Arthritis, or Inflammation of the joint, due to wear and tear can result in pain, swelling and even cartilage breakdown.

 

The surgeons at Onward Orthopedics are knee arthritis experts.

 

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What is Knee Arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition to affect the knee joint. It occurs when the cartilage cushioning your joints break down over time due to “wear and tear”. With less cushioning between your knee joint, you experience pain when moving the joint.

Knee Arthritis Basics

Symptoms. Knee pain, stiffness, swelling

Causes. Wear-and-tear, injury

Treatments. Partial, total or robotic joint replacements

Affected Population. 14 million US adults

How is Knee Arthritis Treated?

The best treatment to stop knee pain caused by arthritis is a joint replacement. Depending on the severity of the arthritis, your doctor may recommend one of the following treatment options.

 

Partial Knee Replacement –  for arthritis limited to one area of the knee

Total Knee Replacement – for arthritis of the entire knee joint

Robotic Knee Replacement – robot-assisted surgery for arthritic knees