Tag Archives: knee pain

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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