- The release discusses the Osteoarthritis treatment offered at OrthoTexas, Frisco. It further highlights the symptoms and treatment options recommended by the knee surgeons.
OrthoTexas, Frisco is a group of leading knee surgeons specializing in the treatment and management of Osteoarthritis. They use advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities to prevent the condition from worsening as well as help the patients stay physically active. The surgeons thoroughly evaluate the symptoms and recommend the most effective treatment option depending upon the extent of damage caused to the joint structures.
According to the orthopedic surgeons at OrthoTexas, Frisco, Osteoarthritis is caused due to gradual wear and tear of the protective cartilage in the knee joint. This leads to friction between the knee bones and hinder their smooth movement, causing further damage to the cartilage. Other factors that may initiate the development of the condition are repetitive stress on the knee joint, sports injuries, excessive weight and a family history of Osteoarthritis.
Patients suffering from Osteoarthritis may experience the following symptoms:
Moderate to severe pain in the knee
Pain may increase during physical activity and reduce after taking rest
Stiffness and locking of the joint
Difficulty in walking, climbing stairs, siting or getting up from a chair
Limited range of motion
Popping or crunching sensation while moving the knee
Osteoarthritis Treatment Offered At OrthoTexas, Frisco:
Prescription of anti-inflammatory medications to reduce pain in the knee
Applying ice packs, particularly after physical activity, may help to relieve stiffness and swelling
The knee surgeon may recommend wearing a brace to maintain stability and release pressure from the joint
Losing weight, avoiding strenuous physical activities and doing low-impact exercises may help to ease the symptoms
In severe cases of Osteoarthritis, the patient may be recommended to undergo knee replacement surgery to restore the functionality of the joint
Visit OrthoTexas, Frisco for complete management and treatment of Osteoarthritis. To schedule an appointment with the knee surgeons, call at (214) 618 – 5502. You can also visit 5757 Warren Pkwy, Suite 180, Frisco, TX 75034 or log on to www.kneepainfrisco.com to know more.