OSTEOARTHRITIS

osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that can affect the joints in your body. The most common joints that develop OA  are in the knees, hips, spine and hands. Osteoarthritis is an umbrella term that describes variable degeneration within the joint. It can cause inflammation around the joint, damage to the joint cartilage, […]

KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS (KNEE OA)

Knee osteoarthritis

What is knee osteoarthritis (Knee OA)? Knee OA is a condition that can affect one or both of your knee joints. It is characterised by the destruction of cartilage, leading to rough and uneven joint surfaces.  Knee OA may present with pain during weight-bearing activities, swelling around the knee particularly after exercise or a feeling […]

HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS (HIP OA)

hip osteoarthritis

What is a hip osteoarthritis (HIP OA)? Hip OA is a condition that can affect one or both of your hip joints.  It is characterised by the destruction of cartilage, leading to rough and uneven joint surfaces. Hip OA may present with pain during weight-bearing activity or pain when sleeping. The pain may vary in […]