AN INSIDE LOOK.
Learn about osteoarthritis of the knee:
It’s time to take control
Osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) can hurt. A lot. It can affect your everyday ability to get around or do common activities such as walking, bending your knee, and even sleeping. It’s a disease that can control your life day and night. And it doesn’t go away.
Like other chronic conditions, this pain can be managed. Now is the time—get the facts and talk to your doctor.
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You’re not alone
Think you’re the only one grinning and bearing osteoarthritis of the knee? Think again. It is the most common joint disease and it affects millions of Americans. Here’s a quick look at the facts and figures.
I suggest anyone diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee get information on what to expect both physically and mentally. You should talk to your doctor, and talk to other people who have lived through it.
– Bob, diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee in 2008
How does osteoarthritis of the knee happen?
Osteoarthritis of the knee isn’t just wear and tear. It’s a progressive disease that will get worse over time.
Take the quiz: How does osteoarthritis of the knee affect you?
Come prepared. To ensure you make the most of your time with your doctor, ask yourself some questions about your knee. Your pain may differ from others. Take this quiz and see the real-time answers of other people who have also taken this quiz. Be sure to share your results with your doctor.
1. How frequently does osteoarthritis knee pain bother you?
Here’s how often others notice their osteoarthritis knee pain acting up:
When osteoarthritis of the knee bothers you, ask your healthcare provider about treatment approaches that may help.
2. How long has osteoarthritis knee pain been bothering you?
Here’s how long osteoarthritis knee pain has been bothering others:
If your osteoarthritis knee pain keeps up, it may be time to talk to your healthcare provider.
3. What part of your life does osteoarthritis of the knee impact the most?
54% of people who took this quiz have difficulty with basic activities. If your osteoarthritis knee pain gets in the way, talk to your healthcare provider about ways to help manage it.
See how others are taking control of their osteoarthritis knee pain
It’s time to talk to your doctor
Talk to a doctor soon if:
- You are experiencing knee pain that troubles you, day or night
- Pain interferes with work, hobbies, or errands
- You are planning your life around your pain
- You are ready to try a new treatment option
- Pain limits your ability to exercise at the same intensity level as you were before