A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar that caused by chilli peppers.
The knee is the largest joint in the body. People use it heavily every day as they walk, run, climb, or jump. As a result, it is also very prone to injury and pain. When these occur, a doctor may recommend exercises to help a person strengthen the muscles around the knee.
Joint pain and swelling become more common as people age. Pain in the knee can make walking, running, and other activi
Arthritis in the knees can strike people as young as 45, with symptoms severe enough to limit activities and harm quality of life. What can be done about it?
A randomized controlled study finds that a diet low in carbs can relieve pain for people who have knee osteoarthritis.
The bone, linked to knee problems and pain, is buried in a tendon behind the knee, and was once rare in humans.
Less than 10 minutes a day of brisk walking can help prevent disability in people with arthritis pain in their knee, hip, ankle or foot, researchers report.
More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain results in more than 12 million visits to a doctor's office a year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
If you have an injury to your knee that damages the muscle or skin tissue, it’s usually referred to as a soft tissue contusion..
Surgeons say the Calypso device can help relieve pain for people with osteoarthritis in their inner knee region.