Journal of Arthritis

ISSN - 2167-7921

David Golding

David Golding

United Kingdom

  • Mini Review
    Non-surgical and Non-pharmacological Treatment of Knee Pain
    Author(s): David Golding and Paul YF LeeDavid Golding and Paul YF Lee

    Knee pain is an increasingly common presentation to general practitioners both in the United Kingdom and worldwide and is thought to be caused by a combination of the obesity epidemic, the ageing population and continuing worldwide population growth. Two distinct aetiologies of knee pain have been described: a bony-type which is usually degenerative in nature; and a ligamentous-type which usually occurs as a result of acute injury but then predisposes to the development of bony-type in later life. There are a wide variety of treatment options available to the clinician: ranging from conservative to major surgery. Total Knee Replacement (TKR) is often the end-point of many causes of knee pain and is used with increasingly frequency. However, there are a wide variety of problems associated with TKR including ongoing pain, patient dissatisfaction and the need for revision surgery. This r.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2167-7921.1000225

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