Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Knee pain due to osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in a gradual wearing away of joint cartilage.

SYMPTOMS DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?

A common symptom is morning stiffness that decreases with use. The knee may also pop of click, or even lock up at times.

WHAT ARE THE TREATMENTS?

Treatments include pain-reducing medicines, anti-inflammatory drugs and exercises to strengthen the knee.

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