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Knee Pain in Older Patients (ages >55)

Why is my knee in pain? The most common cause of knee pain in older patients is Osteoarthritis of the knee. This means that the cartilage over the knee joint is worn out and destroyed. This is also known as degeneration of the knee and can cause severe limitation in knee function. It is estimated

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How is Knee Osteoarthritis Treated?

Treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA) depends on the stage of the disease. In the early stages of the disease, non-surgical treatments, minor surgical procedures, and knee injections predominate. When knee degeneration has become moderate to severe, surgical treatments become the predominant option. Do discuss with your surgeon the options available for your specific condition. Non-surgical

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology