are the symptoms of knee arthritis?
The symptoms of knee arthritis are:
Knee pain and swelling begin to occur after physical activity.
These symptoms gradually increase and eventually are present even
at rest. In severe cases patients may have
pain at night, as well as during the day. Motion
in the joint decreases, and straightening and bending the knee
becomes severely limited.
Arthritis can cause crepitus, which is a grinding
noise in the knee during motion. Other symptoms
include an inability to walk for long distances, difficulty rising
from a chair, climbing stairs, and eventually, difficulty with