Common Lower Limb Injuries - Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis that affects the knee. It is normally associated with “wear & tear” of the cartilage of the knee. The cartilage is the cushioning on the ends of our bones which helps to protect the knee when bending & straightening it. If the cartilage wears away, the gap between the bones can narrow causing pain, swelling & stiffness. These symptoms can make everyday activities such as walking & climbing the stairs more difficult. Other symptoms that may be experienced are heat, clicking or locking of the knee joint & pain that is worse on waking or after sitting for long periods. Knee arthritis does progress over time which is why it is more prevalent in

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