Dr. Yau was recently quoted in the Noozhawk newspaper article, Knee Pain and How Best to Prevent It.
More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain results in more than 12 million visits to doctors’ offices a year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
“Over time, many people will end up with knee osteoarthritis requiring various types of treatment,” said Dr. Jervis Yau, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with the Cottage Center for Orthopedics . “Although we cannot stop the aging process, there are things that may help decrease the risk of developing painful osteoarthritis.
“A little prevention now can save considerable pain later.”
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