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Top 5 Symptoms and Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Orthopedics & Osteoarthritis

David A. Fisher, MD, director, Total Joint Center, Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital talks about the symptoms and treatments of osteoarthritis in the knee. Common symptoms include aching with activity, swelling, stiffness, catching or locking, and buckling. Early treatment options consist of over the counter pain medication, supportive braces, prescription anti-inflammatories and cortisone or viscosupplementation injections.

Resources & References

www.indianaorthopaedichospital.com/bio-cards/Fisher.pdf

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22868835

Disclosures:

David A. Fisher, MD

Royalty: DePuy Synthes

Patent Holder: DePuy Synthes

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