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Baker’s Knee Pain

Baker’s Knee Pain

I have Baker’s knees. What causes it, and how can I get rid of the terrible pain? Helen Z. Iowa A cyst filled with lubricating synovial fluid from the knee joint causes Baker’s knee pain and can be treated or removed. “A Baker’s cyst is usually caused by a problem within the knee joint, most […] ... More
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

To E.J.: Osteoarthritis (OA) is often associated with aging and may also have a genetic component. It occurs when cartilage in the joints breaks down and causes pain. OA is irreversible and treated with pain killers such as Tylenol, ibuprofen, Celebrex, and others. Injections into the joint or joint replacement surgery may be indicated in […] ... More