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Should you consider trying an offloading knee brace in the management of knee osteoarthritis?sponsored by Össur UK
An offloading knee is used where there is a need to shift the load from one side of the knee to the other, thereby alleviating pain and, in the case of osteoarthritis, slow down the degradation of cartilage which can ultimately lead to a knee replacement being required. Find out more here.
NEW: Patient Support ProgrammesDue to launch later this year
Are you interested in receiving information and advice directly to you from health experts and patients living with your condition? Looking for that little bit of extra support to improve your quality of life and learn how to better manage your symptoms? Our upcoming Patient Support Programmes give you the confidence to self-manage your condition. Register your interest today.
What is the recovery time for knee realignment surgery?Blog written by BMI Healthcare
Like any type of surgery, it’s useful to know the recovery time so you can make any necessary changes or arrangements for your care. So, how long does it take to recover from knee realignment surgery? Find out more about what the procedure involves and how this affects recovery time here.
Arthritis Symptom Remedies: Water Therapiessponsored by Bathing Solutions
Water therapy is a proven alternative pain remedy that has alleviated pain to sufferers for centuries. Recommended for those who suffer from varying types of musculoskeletal conditions, water helps to reduce gravity and creates 360 support for sore limbs and can have lasting effects even after getting out of the water. Patients with both types of arthritis found that warm water exercise two or three times a week could create a decrease in pain, and increase physical ability. Read more...
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