Features December 2017 Issue

Knee Pain Treatment Targets Nerves

An alternative to surgery for painful knee osteoarthritis may help temporarily.

Knee Pain Treatment Targets Nerves

A procedure that destroys pain-signaling nerves provides relief for many knee osteoarthritis sufferers.

Osteoarthritis commonly affects the knee joint, which explains the hundreds of thousands of knee joint replacement surgeries performed every year. But surgery is an option only after non-surgical measures have failed. Even then, it is not the answer for everyone.

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