Friday, August 28, 2015


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The knee is the most common lower-body site for osteoarthritis, due to the nature of the pounding that the joint takes throughout a lifetime.  As with other types of osteoarthritis, it is caused by genetics, injury or repeated abuse.  In particular, carrying around more weight than normal - obesity - puts extra strain on the knees, leading to osteoarthritis.  The condition is painful, but it can be treated through an anti-inflammatory diet, anti-inflammatory medication and the strengthening of the muscles around the knee.  This will help relieve the inflammation and the stress on the joint going forward.

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Knee osteoarthritis is a very common problem. As I have reviewed in previous blogs, and as I detail in my book, The Arthritis Handbook: Improve Your Health and Manage the Pain of Osteoarthritis, treating osteoarthritis should include several basic steps, including an appropriate anti-inflammatory diet, exercises, and often supplements. …

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Is Arthroscopic Surgery Worth the Risk… Mild osteoarthritis of the knee is often more than just a nuisance; and…




Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered Why is my thigh so stiff after tkr A total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is a pretty big surgery to go through. It…


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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered can replacing the pads in the… Well, I am going to assume that you are refering to an artificial knee joint and…


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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered I have been diagnosed with… Smoothing out the joint surfaces is the idea behind arthroscopic surgery for cases of…


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