Conservative Management of the Young Arthritic Knee: Latest Concepts and Methods

Varatharaj Mounasamy, William M. Mihalko, Khaled J. Saleh

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Abstract

Osteoarthritis is becoming more commonplace in younger age groups. These patients are more demanding to treat since they want to continue an active life style but wish to obtain significant pain relief with higher levels of activity. This review article will cover the various medical treatments available before operative intervention with total knee replacement is offered to this patient population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)112-116
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Arthroplasty
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • conservative treatment
  • knee
  • osteoarthritis
  • therapeutic modalities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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