The main symptoms associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee are:
Other possible symptoms include:3
Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms. Discuss where the pain is, how long you've had it, and what activities make it better or worse. Your doctor will perform tests to determine the cause of your knee pain or may refer you to a specialist for further evaluation.
If the cause of your pain is OA of the knee, there are numerous treatment options available, including EUFLEXXA.
There are several possible ways that someone can develop OA of the knee, including:
References: 1. WebMD website. Osteoarthritis of the knee (degenerative arthritis of the knee). http://www.webmd.com /osteoarthritis/guide/ostearthritis-of-the-knee-degenerative-arthritis-of-the-knee. Reviewed May 16, 2012. Accessed May 22, 2013. 2. US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. Handout on Health: Osteoarthritis. NIH Publication No. 06-4617. July 2002, revised May 2006. 3. Manek NJ, Lane NE. Osteoarthritis: current concepts in diagnosis and management. Am Fam Physician. 2000;61:1795-1804. 4. Parmet S, Lynm C, Glass RM. Osteoarthritis of the knee. JAMA. 2003;289:1068. 5. Arthritis Today website. What is osteoarthritis? http://www.arthritistoday.org/about-arthritis/types-of-arthritis/osteoarthritis/what-you-need-to-know/osteoarthritis-is.php. Accessed May 22, 2013.NEXT: Diagnosis