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Osteoarthritis of the Knee Program

Osteoarthritis of the knee is caused when there is damage of the cushioning in the knee joint called cartilage. This damage leads to bone friction causing severe pain and stiffness in the knee joint.

Major factors that cause osteoarthritis are age, obesity, injury, infection, and heredity. The symptoms are pain, swelling, warm joint, stiffness, and creaking sound with movement.

Treatments:

  • Exercise, physical and occupational therapy.
  • Weight loss.
  • Wearing braces.
  • Injections of steroids.
  • Pain medications.
  • Hyaluronic acid injection (reduces pain by increasing joint lubrication).
  • Surgery.

    Surgery must be considered only when all alternatives fail. Osteoarthritis can be cured completely in most instances with proper medical care.


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                      Bangkok, Thailand


                      Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, HA

                      Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese, English, German, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Laotian, Mandarin, Panjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tea Chiew, Thai

                      Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital is the first private hospital devoted entirely to the treatment of cancer in Thailand. We are committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and sharing our res...

                      Herzliya Medical Center

                      Tel Aviv, Israel


                      Languages: English, Hebrew, Arabic

                      "Herzliya Medical Center" Private Hospital is one of the leading medical institutions in Israel, founded in 1989 with the aim of creating a medical institution that meets the high standards of private...

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                      Barcelona, Spain


                      Accreditation: JCI

                      Languages: English, Spanish

                      Hospital Quirón Teknon is one of the leading hospitals in the Spanish private healthcare sector, thanks to the high quality of its medical staff and care services in a setting that combines ind...

                      Chiangmai Ram Hospital

                      Chiang Mai, Thailand


                      Accreditation: ISO 9002, JCI, HA

                      Languages: Thai, English

                      Chiangmai Ram Hospital sits at the center of one of Thailand's largest and most respected hospital groups. The Ramkhamhaeng Group has the resources, experience and expertise to provide international q...

                      Cankaya Hospital

                      Ankara, Turkey


                      Accreditation: JCI

                      Languages: English, Turkish

                      Çankaya Hospital offers qualified medical assistance with the latest advances in technology. Çankaya Hospital’s mission is to provide an international, qualified, flexible and pers...
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