Name: William Lennen, MD
Bio: Orthopedic Surgeon, RMH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Posts by William Lennen, MD
The treatment of knee arthritis, as in any arthritic condition, revolves around keeping the symptoms "livable." The early stages of arthritis may include mild discomfort or aching pain on an intermittent basis. As time passes, however, the symptoms may become more problematic and more difficult to manage. The early stages of treatment involve non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen or naproxen. Acetaminophen may also be helpful, especially in the sustained-release forms, as well a...