Common causes of knee damage

Common causes of knee damage

Arthritis of the knee comes in various forms. Knee pain, stiffness, and swelling are symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.  Knee arthritis can make it difficult to do many daily activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. It’s the main cause of lost work time and a serious ‘disability for several people.

Common causes of knee damage

Various conditions induce knee pain and discomfort, but the most common cause is osteoarthritis of the knee joint. The other conditions causes of knee damage are:

1- Rheumatoid arthritis

2- Inflammatory arthritis

3- Knee injury

4- Meniscus Tear

5- Joint infections

6- Haemophilia

7- Gout


Making changes may not prevent the condition but may be able to reduce risk and keep stopping osteoarthritis from advancing. Followings are prevention for knee osteoarthritis: 

1- Exercising regularly

2- Control blood sugar

3- Maintaining weight

4- Avoid Injuries

5- Eat Healthy


Dr.Lalit Modi

MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 10 Year Experience
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