Month: January 2011

Knee arthrosis

Arthrosis is the most common joint disease, can affect all joints in the body.

Knee arthrosis (osteoarthrosis), the most common type of arthrosis, is a degeneration of the articular cartilage around a joint. When knee arthrosis develops, the cartilage undergoes gradual changes – loosing elasticity, hardening, and cracking, becoming more easily damaged and eroded by use or injury. The main symptoms are: pain, causing loss of abilitiy and often stiffness.