Option GridTM decision aid:

Knee osteoarthritis: treatment options

Use this decision aid to help you and your health care professional decide how to best to manage your knee pain and activity level. 

The first steps are to become as fit as possible, work to approach your ideal weight, and consider trying physical therapy. Surgery is normally recommended only after non-operative treatments have been tried.

Editors:

Glyn Elwyn (Lead Editor)
Benjamin Dropkin, Michael Lewis, Nancy Cochran, Karl Koenig, Alan Nye, Mark Porcheret, Jo Protheroe, Thom Walsh