Knee Pain May Be Sign of Early Arthritis

If you do have knee pain, see a sports medicine doctor and get an x-ray because you may have early knee arthritis.

According to an ARC study, a large sampling of adults showed that when they reported knee pain, aching or discomfort at any time in the past year, even for one day, they had a 90 per cent chance of having knee osteoarthritis.

Magnetic resonance imaging confirmed knee cartilage damage. The reason to get diagnosed early is there are several treatments that slow down the progressive of arthritis and help you avoid total knee replacement surgery.

Dr. Paul’s Best Knee Treatments for Early Arthritis

  • Regular Exercise – biking, swimming, elliptical machine and walking
  • Tai Chi, Meditation and or Spiritual Prayer
  • Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  • Cartilage building supplements – Glucosamine and Chondroitin, Collagen type, CMO, Gelatin and MSM
  • Knee strengthening exercises