OA knee and cartilage degeneration
Sunshine® Super Speciality Physiotherapy Clinic
Sections of cartilage start to wear right down, reducing its flexibility and increasing the likelihood of it becoming damaged by daily activities and/or injury.
The lubricating liquid (‘synovial fluid’) also starts to break down and become less effective, while cracks and pits may continue to appear in the cartilage.
The leg is likely to appear even more bowed