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Running is healthy for your knees

Scientists now believe that running helps prevent knee arthritis, not cause it. Continue reading

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What My Colleague George (Dr. Russell) Taught Me About the Knee

The knee joint allows for a limited amount of rotation between the femur and tibia. Controlling that rotation is usually an automatic function of your muscles. But when the joint goes awry, you may need an adjustment to fix it. Continue reading

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Knee Injections Not Recommended by Orthopedic Association

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons now recommends against the use of hyaluronic acid (Synvisc) injections for arthritic knees. That doesn’t leave many proven options for people with knee pain… 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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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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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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Runners with Knee Pain

If you have outer knee pain when you run, you may have iliotibial band friction syndrome. Dr. Lavine has published an article updating our knowledge of its causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Continue reading

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A Lot of the Strength Training You Do is a Waste of Time

Strength training is an important part of fitness and health. But you’ve got to do it right. This article debunks three myths about resistance exercises. Continue reading

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