'Gon' means 'knee'. 'Arthrosis' means 'disorder of the joint'. Gonarthrosis thus means a disorder of the knee joint, generally implying early joint surface damage of any kind.


Arthrosis and Arthritis

'Gonarthritis' implies more advanced arthritic destruction.

Knee arthrosis

Knee osteoarthritis and diet

How the food you eat can affect your knees.

A simple flowchart with links to show the possible interventions in cases of knee arthritis.



[Gonarthrosis--pathomechanism and diagnosis]. Kwiatkowski K and Płomiński J. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2004 Oct;17(100):415-9.

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