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Hip and Knee Pain

istock_82527857_large-439x439Most of the pain in the knees or hips is caused by osteoarthritis, a type of arthritis that is caused by wear and tear of the tissues in between the joints. Symptoms of osteoarthritis are:

  • Joint aching and soreness, especially with movement
  • Pain after overuse or after long periods of inactivity
  • Stiffness after periods of rest
  • Joint swelling

Most people over the age of 60 have some degree of arthritis, however there are other causes of it such as:

  • Hereditiy
  • Obestiy
  • Injury
  • Joint overuse

Join Dr. Kory Johnson, DO, orthopedic surgeon to learn more about this debilitating condition and available treatment options at a free seminar on Tuesday, November 22 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Hip & Knee Pain. Free Seminar!
Tuesday, November 22 • 6:30-7:30 pm
Register, or find more information, click here.

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November 22

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