Osteoarthritis – also often called just “arthritis” because it is the most common form of arthritis – happens when your joints experience pain and inflammation due to wear and tear. The condition occurs when the protective cartilage in the joint becomes worn down and degraded. The damaged cartilage cannot adequately cushion and protect your joint, leading to pain and the inability to move the joint as easily as before. While many people think that osteoarthritis is inevitable, you can do a [Read More]
Partial Knee Replacement vs Total Knee Replacement: What is the Difference?
Weak-Kneed No More: Knowing Your Options for Knee Surgery According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, nearly half of all American adults develop knee osteoarthritis in at least one knee during their lifetime. Additionally, the demand for total knee replacement surgery is expected to exceed 3 million by the year 2030. However, it’s important that sufferers of knee conditions examine their options before committing to a full-fledged surgery. Both partial and total knee replacement [Read More]