Category Archives: Joint Health

Pain Relief Patches and Gels

The vari­ety of pain gels and patch­es can be bewil­der­ing. Here are the sev­en main types. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Goldilocks and Your Knee Cartilage

Exer­cise is need­ed to main­tain the health of the car­ti­lage of your knee. But can too much exer­cise back­fire? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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How a Foot Adjustment Helps Your Brain Work Better

A sim­ple adjust­ment can help your foot recov­er from an injury. But the effects of an adjust­ment go beyond that — cor­rect­ing imbal­ances of the joints of the feet can improve the way your brain con­trols pos­ture and move­ment. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sacroiliac Joint Injury and Piriformis Pain

The sacroil­i­ac joint and the mus­cles that sup­port it are com­mon sources of low back and but­tock pain. Dis­cov­er how to min­i­mize shear stress in the sacroil­i­ac joint and avoid pain and injury. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Simple Carpal Tunnel Exam – Just Answer Three Questions

Weak­ness, tin­gling and pain in the fin­gers? You may have carpal tun­nel syn­drome. There’s an easy way to fig­ure out your diag­no­sis. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The First Step in Diagnosing Knee Pain

Dis­cov­er the impor­tant diag­nos­tic fac­tors that help you doc­tor diag­nose the cause of your knee pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Secret of a Good Chiropractic Adjustment

What’s the key to an effec­tive chi­ro­prac­tic adjust­ment? Restor­ing nor­mal joint play to the joints of the spine.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guest Post: Chronic Knee Pain after Knee Joint Replacement

Total knee replace­ment surgery has helped many alle­vi­ate pain and regain the abil­i­ty to walk with ease. But the results aren’t per­fect — many patients have per­sis­tent pain after surgery. This guest arti­cle by a New Zealand occu­pa­tion­al ther­a­pist and psy­chother­a­pist dis­cuss­es some of the intri­ca­cies of per­sist­ing pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Rebuilding Cartilage Health: One More Rationale for Chiropractic Adjustments

Car­ti­lage is an exam­ple of a bod­i­ly tis­sue that’s been honed to a high degree of per­fec­tion over our mil­lion plus years of evo­lu­tion­ary devel­op­ment. (Quick anato­my refresh­er course:  car­ti­lage cov­ers the ends of bones where they meet to form … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hip or Knee Replacement? Not So Fast…

Hip and knee replace­ments have become two of the most com­mon ortho­pe­dic surg­eries. They’re prac­ti­cal­ly a rite of pas­sage in the 50–60-70 year old set. Do they make sense? Are there alter­na­tives? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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