Knee Osteoarthritis

Meniscus, ligaments & co.: rrm Rhine Ruhr Med presents ‘Focus knee’ pain in the knee? You’re not alone: Germany far more and more people suffer from wear and tear in the largest joint in the human body. But whether sudden accident or long-term wear and tear: meniscus, ligaments & co. are once damaged, often painful months, if not even years facing the patient. Reason enough for the free online health magazine to put together a focus on the topic of knee. Is the sports physician explains. Joachim Schubert from Bochum in an interview in which forms of joint wear which sports are off-limits. The knee is already so damaged that it must be replaced by an artificial joint, patients can benefit a few years ago from a greater variety of joint prostheses.

“What it is in this context with the so-called women knee” (gender knee”) has to, says Dr. med. Hans-Peter Justen, “Chief physician of the clinic for orthopaedic & accident surgery, KKO Catholic hospitals Oberhausen, in the interview, also in the focus of knee” is found. If after a meniscus operation or prosthesis used the pain still not let up and also rehabilitation, follow-up interventions, as well as alternative therapies achieve no mitigation, chronic pain must not be accepted: for patients who have exhausted supposedly all treatment options, but still not pain-free living, Professor A. Lee Dellon developed at his Institute for peripheral nerve surgery in Baltimore (United States) a method performed by Dr. Karl Schuhmann at the Lutheran Hospital in Hattingen (EvK).

Core of the intervention is to sever the nerves conducting pain. How exactly this works, read the focus of knee”by Last but not least you will find also links to self-help associations, which provide many valuable tips about Diagnostics and therapies. Click here: blickpunkt_knie.html is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising. Contact: rrm Rhine RUHR MED Zeche Zollverein, Hall 10 Gelsenkirchener Strasse 181 45309 Essen phone + 49 (0) 201-7591340 M. Rabe