Knee Osteoarthritis Condition Center

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) can be very painful, often causing swelling and stiffness in one or both knees. But rest assured, there are numerous treatment options for knee OA, such as exercises, medications, and surgery. You can read all about these treatments—as well as the symptoms and causes of knee OA—in our Knee Osteoarthritis Center.

Did you know?
Women are more likely than men to develop osteoarthritis, especially in people who are older than 45 years old.

Featured Knee Articles

Exercise, really? You betcha. Movement is lotion to your joints.

Discover how the right types of exercises and stretches can help ease pain, stiffness, and other knee osteoarthritis symptoms. Article also provides exercise tips for knee osteoarthritis.

There are many treatment options, including many non-surgical options, including  medications used to treat knee osteoarthritis. Learn more about your options, including NSAIDs, corticosteroids, and other medications for knee OA

What are the best medications to help reduce the pain, swelling, and stiffness associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA)? Article explains common medications that can help you manage knee OA symptoms.

Strengthening Exercises and Other Osteoarthritis Treatments

Find out how physical therapy can help you manage knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and stiffness. Learn about common physical therapy techniques for knee OA, and see whether they’ll work for you.

Arthroplasty and Other Types of Surgery for Knee OA

Knee replacement surgery is typically a last resort for treating knee osteoarthritis (OA), but sometimes it’s necessary. Learn about the different types of knee surgery as well as how surgery for knee OA can help decrease pain, swelling, and stiffness.

Pain, Swelling, Stiffness, and Other Knee OA Symptoms

Knee osteoarthritis typically develops gradually, and pain isn’t the only symptom. Find out about the most common knee OA symptoms.

Eating a well balanced diet and losing weight can go a long way in helping control symptoms of osteoarthritis.

Is there such a thing as an osteoarthritis diet? This article shows you how eating certain foods may help ease the pain and stiffness of knee osteoarthritis (OA). We show you tips on how to maintain a healthy diet—and weight—with knee OA.