If you’re a relatively healthy woman in your 40s, you might not expect to experience any problems with your knees. But if your knees hurt every time you exercise, you may wonder why and if there’s anything you can do to keep it from happening. Learn below how to manage your pain before and after [...]
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You want to live an active lifestyle, but your knee pain makes that prospect difficult. Fortunately, there is a simple way to relieve daily knee pain. Stretching helps you stabilize your knees and the surrounding muscles and tissues. Stretching also helps you strengthen your knee to help you prevent knee pain and injury. Here are [...]
Knee problems affect both men and women. Athletics, aging, injury, and posture all contribute to knee pain. However, women are more likely to experience knee problems-no matter how active or inactive they are. Fortunately, if you know your knees’ weaknesses, you can take steps to prevent injury by being more mindful when lifting, running, or [...]
Plyometric jumps help you build muscle and improve your cardiovascular health, as well as increase your strength, speed, endurance, and agility. But if you’re a beginner who chooses to learn the moves on your own, you can potentially injure your knees if you perform the exercises without taking the right precautions. Plyometric jumps require you to [...]
Arthroscopic surgery of the knee is one of the most important advances in orthopedic medicine. The use of miniaturized, highly sophisticated equipment helps make knee surgery a less cumbersome process for both the patient and the medical team. As a result, recovery times are often quicker with fewer complications. However, it is important to keep [...]
Resistance training with weights can help with weight loss and muscle health, but you need to train safely. While weightlifting does not cause as many injuries as other sports, knee injuries are still possible when the joint is placed under a lot of stress. Here are the most common knee injuries and what you can [...]
Osteoarthritis is a condition where the cartilage on your joints wears away, leaving the bones rubbing against each other. Often caused by repetitive motions, this condition can be painful and even debilitating in some cases. Although it's impossible to rebuild cartilage, you can address the condition's symptoms with a number of treatment options. 1. Exercise [...]
Beginning in 2016, new laws in many states will require schools to train students in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before high school graduation. We are proud to say that Dr. Frank and Joanne Noyes, on behalf of the Noyes Knee Institute, donated 2 CPR in School kits to Milford High School. This tremendous gift will allow [...]
If you are over 50 and experience severe pain in your knees, you may think that your discomfort is due to your age. However, getting older doesn't have to mean that you'll experience aches and pains, especially if you're a relatively healthy individual. Instead, you might be unintentionally aggravating the tissues that support your thighs, [...]
The iliotibial band, or IT band as it is more commonly known, is a band of connective tissue in your leg. It runs along the outside of the thigh from your hip to the middle of your knee. When you run, this band is put under a lot of stress due to the repeated flexion [...]