OA is the most common type of arthritis. The symptoms include swelling, pain, and stiffness. When it affects the knee, it can be difficult for a person to exercise, to climb stairs, or even to walk.
The results suggest that alleviating pain is not likely to increase physical activity levels in people with knee osteoarthritis. Although managing pain is an important goal, strategies to increase physical activity should focus on overcoming potentially more crucial barriers, such as lack of knowledge, motivation, and overall sedentary lifestyle.
Joints emit a variety of noises, including popping, snapping, catching, clicking, grinding, grating and clunking. The technical term for these noises is "crepitus", from the Latin "to rattle".
Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures.
During total knee arthroplasty, patients who received an adductor canal block had a significantly lower rate of falls and near-falls, and had a greater reduction in pain, compared with patients who received a femoral nerve block, according to study results.