This educational session includes information about the causes and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee, as well as some discussion of the x-ray and microscopic findings often seen in this disease. It also addresses the non-surgical treatment of knee osteoarthritis, including both medication and non-medication options.
Osteoarthritis most commonly affects the knee joint
Non-surgical treatments do exist to manage OA of the knee
Recovery from arthritis surgery continues to become easier and quicker.
Results are lasting 20+ years, making surgery a good option for younger and younger patients.
As great at the results are, all non-operative treatments should be tried first.
Who Should Attend:
Anyone affected by arthritis of the knee or interested in learning more about OA and its treatment â€“ patients, family members, caregivers and health care professionals.
This program is supported by a generous grant from Drug Information Association (DIA) Philanthropy Grant Program