Knee pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints in Singapore. It has been on the rise with the increasing number of contributing factors such as torn cartilage, ruptured ligament, or by conditions such as arthritis gout and infections. Knee pain treatment administered is dependent on the cause. Home remedies can help to relieve mild conditions, however it would be better to seek advice from a knee pain specialist when it gets severe and affects your lifestyle.
What is Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee?
Osteoarthritis knee is one of the most common type of arthritis in Singapore. Osteoarthritis knee develops mainly due to degeneration and overuse of knees. It could also be due to repetitive strain injury (RCI). Degeneration occurs when the covering at the bones in the knee underwent wear and tear gradually, resulting in painful bone on bone rubbing and disrupted movement. Deformity is a late stage of the osteoarthritis knee condition and is irreversible.
Osteoarthritis Knee treatment
Osteoarthritis knee treatment in Singapore includes:
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