The Stages of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

27 million Americans are living with osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, this number is expected to climb to 67 million by 2030. As we work to improve this number, we wanted to educate our patients on the stages of OA, how it develops, and how we treat the condition. The Stages of Osteoarthritis Stage 1 During stage 1, … Continued

Knee Osteoarthritis: When You Should See a Doctor

Osteoarthritis knee pain can be frustrating and unpredictable, and ignoring it will only make things worse. If you’re dealing with the pain and are unsure whether you should see a doctor, it may be time to take action. Take a look at our list of signs that your knee osteoarthritis needs professional help. 3 Signs it’s … Continued

Hyalagan Injections for the Knee

How Lubricating Injections can Ease Knee Pain

If you’ve been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, you’ve likely thought about your treatment options and what will bring you the most relief. Between medications, physical therapy, and surgery, it may seem like an overwhelming decision. At Arthritis Care of Texas, we make your decision easy by providing the most advanced technology to ease your knee … Continued

Protect your Knees on the Golf Course

Although golf is a low-impact sport, it can cause a number of injuries, including knee pain. Understanding the mechanics behind your golf swing and playing smart may help protect your knees from injury on the golf course.  Follow these tips to stay in shape while improving your golf game. Adjust your Golf Swing Repeated movement, … Continued

Supplements that May Ease Knee Osteoarthritis

If you suffer from knee osteoarthritis, you may have heard that different supplements may ease symptoms or even prevent the breakdown of cartilage. Although research is still ongoing, these supplements have shown to be effective in the treatment of OA and arthritis-related conditions. Supplements for Osteoarthritis Turmeric Commonly used in most Indian dishes, turmeric is … Continued

Running with Knee Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

Knee osteoarthritis doesn’t have to stop you from running. In fact, it can actually reduce knee pain. However, before beginning a new running regimen, there are a few considerations to make in order to remain pain-free. Listen to Your Body Prior to starting any fitness program, it’s important to listen to your body for any … Continued

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

As an effort to bring awareness and additional resources to people suffering, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) designated the Month of May as National Arthritis awareness month. As the number one cause of disability, arthritis impacts more than 50 million Americans. By designating the month of May, the HHS encourages individuals … Continued

FAQs of Knee Osteoarthritis

Suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee can be overwhelming and debilitating. Doing the research to find the best solution to your pain can make it even worse. If you or someone you love is facing osteoarthritis in knee joints, Arthritis Care of Texas is here to answer some of the condition’s most difficult and frequently … Continued

Tips for Pain Free Gardening

With spring finally here, many people are eager to get their garden started for the season. Although gardening is rewarding work, it can take a toll on the body. To help guide you in avoiding and reducing aches this gardening season, here are a few simple tips for pain-free gardening. How to Garden with Arthritis … Continued

Where Your Knee Pain Coming is From

If you have been experiencing knee pain and are uns pain. Knee Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is an extremely common form of arthritis of the knee. In fact, the CDC has claimed that 1 in 2 people may develop symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. Therefore, it’s important to understand the symptoms, including swelling, knee stiffness, and locked knee. The … Continued