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Knee Joint Injections: A viable option used in the treatment of knee osteoporosis

Knee osteoporosis is agonizing for those unfortunate enough to develop the condition, because the resulting pain can be severe enough to inhibit a person’s ability to undertake their daily tasks. Fortunately, there are various ways of alleviating the pain and suffering associated with this condition. However, in cases where lifestyle modifications, losing weight, improving dietary choices, and physical therapy have been unsuccessful, knee joint injections are a viable option for those looking to alleviate their symptoms without the need for surgery and the subsequent rehabilitation period.

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5 Ways Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery Improves Knee Replacements

This technique, known as MAKOplasty, involves a robotic arm being utilized to improve the accuracy of bone preparation.

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Osteoarthritis of the knee is a treatable condition

The most common cause of knee osteoarthritis is the prolonged use of our knees, over the lifespan substantial wear and tear affects the joint. In severe cases, this can cause debilitating pain, especially when standing up or walking. Prevention should be the first and is always the best course of action.

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How to care for an artificial knee

Artificial knees are very similar to the real thing, but require special consideration. The lifespan of the replacement knee lasts usually between 15–20 years, although this is dependent on the usage and care taken by the recipient. Therefore Dr. Pitt explains how to look after your artificial knee.

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The pain associated with osteoarthritis of the hip is treatable

Age-related physical deterioration is an unavoidable fact of life and therefore people suffering from hip joint problems are common. While we cannot avoid this process, there are certain things we can do to help delay it. Dr. Charlee Sumettavanich, shares insights into how best to manage and treat osteoarthritis of the hip.

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What exercises are appropriate for people with osteoarthritis of the knee?

If you are suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee, this exercise video can help reduce knee pain.

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6 Exercises to Help Prevent Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee occurs most often in older adults. Learn 6 easy exercises to help with the prevention of knee osteoarthritis.

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Total Hip Replacement With MAKOplasty®

The MAKOplasty® technology implemented at Bumrungrad Hospital is an excellent choice for eligible candidates.

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When traditional surgery is not enough to treat osteoarthritis

Successful artificial joint replacement means not only a safe surgery but also a procedure that helps patients regain a high quality of life today and in the future.

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