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Managing your weary knees: what you KNEEd to focus on

Arthritis comes in many variants, the most common being Osteoarthritis (OA), otherwise known as 'wear and tear' or 'degenerative joint disease'. It is caused by a breakdown and loss of cartilage tissue within the knee. This cartilage tissue is what allows the knee to move smoothly.
By |January 21st, 2020|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy|

We kneed to talk about osteoarthritis

Key facts : 1 in 5 Australians aged over 45 have osteoarthritis [1]; 2 out of 3 people with osteoarthritis are female [1]. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition characterised by the breakdown of the cartilage that overlies the ends of bones in joints. This results in the bones rubbing together, causing pain, swelling and loss of motion. OA mostly affects the hands, spine and joints such as hips, knees and ankles, and usually gets worse over time.
By |January 21st, 2020|Blog, Osteopathy|