Knee osteoarthritis: causes,effects and treatment

Knee osteoarthritis is a prominent cause of disability among older adults.

Report says more than 560 million people suffer from the condition worldwide. 

It causes degeneration of the cartilage in knee joints, leading to pain and often difficulty walking.

 Currently, an injection is used to treat knee osteoarthritis.

 Study says that this injection isn't helpful.Instead it is can have some side effects.

 Injections are composed of hyaluronic acid. 

 viscosupplementation is associated with a clinically irrelevant reduction in pain intensity 

But the doctors do not support broad use of viscosupplementation for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis  

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