Knee Osteoarthritis Directory
Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that often is associated with injury to the knee or being overweight. Other risk factors include age, heredity, gender, and more. Symptoms can include pain, swelling, joint warmth, stiffness, creaking sounds in the knees, as well as other signs. If you are diagnosed with knee OA, your doctor may prescribe knee braces, prescription medications, and other therapies, or in severe cases, surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how knee OA is caused, what it looks like, what the symptoms and treatments are, and much more.
The Basics of Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is joint pain that comes with wear and tear. WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for osteoarthritis.
Hyaluronan Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis
Learn about hyaluronan injections for knee osteoarthritis, including who could be a candidate to receive them.
What’s Knee Replacement Surgery?
Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common bone surgeries in the U.S. If you have severe arthritis, an injury, or a condition that affects your knees, learn more about the type of surgery that might be right for you.
Chronic Pain Help: Exercise & Arthritis Pain
If you've got aching joints and arthritis, exercise can help.
An Exercise Fix for Knee Osteoarthritis
How exercise helped an outdoorsy senior regain his mobility and go bird-watching again.
6 Ways to Cause Knee Damage and Ruin Your Knees
Find out how to avoid knee damage.
Knee and Hip Exercises for Osteoarthritis
If you have hip or knee osteoarthritis, it’s important to get moving. Experts share the joint-friendly exercises that can boost your mobility and flexibility, and which workouts to avoid.
How to Take Care of Your Joints
Find out how exercise and weight loss can help keep your osteoarthritis from getting worse.
Slideshows & Images
Exercises for Knee Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain
Learn exercises to relieve knee osteoarthritis pain and stiffness from this WebMD slideshow. Photographs illustrate moves to strengthen the knee and help prevent knee injury.
A Visual Guide to Understanding Osteoarthritis
Delve into the causes, symptoms, and pain relief treatments of osteoarthritis, also called "wear and tear" arthritis or degenerative joint disease.
Fun With Kids? Don't Let Arthritis Stop You.
See ways you can stay active and keep moving with arthritis while enjoying time with the kids and grandkids in your life.
Slideshow: Fun With Kids? Don't Let Arthritis Stop You.