If you are experiencing ongoing pain in one or both knees, you may be suffering from the all-too-common aliment known as arthritis. Regardless of the particular arthritis type, early treatment is the best defense against the steady progression of cartilage degradation and worsening of symptoms.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and the most common form of arthritis. It affects more than 27 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And it’s an equal opportunity affliction that brings pain, swelling and, in some cases, limits mobility in men and women.