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Dormant Buttock Syndrome:Unexplained Knee Pain Can Be a Pain in the Butt

2017-08-10T15:22:00+00:00

If your knees hurt a lot, and you don’t know why, you might have a problem called dormant butt syndrome. Your buttocks help support your upper and lower body, as well as absorb shock and impact during movement. Problems that develop in your buttocks can affect other areas of the lower body, including your knees. [...]

Dormant Buttock Syndrome:Unexplained Knee Pain Can Be a Pain in the Butt 2017-08-10T15:22:00+00:00

5 Things You Need to Know About Flat Feet and Knee Damage

2017-08-10T15:22:18+00:00

If you have flat feet or fallen arches, that can be linked to knee pain and cartilage damage. However, the damage can vary based on several factors. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Flat Feet Create a Chain Reaction Up Your Body When you have flat feet, you typically won’t notice any other malformations [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Flat Feet and Knee Damage 2017-08-10T15:22:18+00:00

Post-Traumatic Arthritis: Tips To Ease Your Pain And Other Symptoms

2017-08-10T15:22:28+00:00

Although most knee injuries heal without too many problems, some injuries can cause pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints later on in life. These symptoms usually develop as the cartilage in the knees wears down or becomes damaged. Collectively, these symptoms can be referred to as post-traumatic arthritis. In some people, excessive joint damage [...]

Post-Traumatic Arthritis: Tips To Ease Your Pain And Other Symptoms 2017-08-10T15:22:28+00:00

The Unhappy Triad of Knee Injuries and the Road to Recovery

2017-08-10T15:23:08+00:00

The “unhappy triad” never means good news for an athlete. Indeed, the term, which is also known as the “terrible triad”, refers to a particularly debilitating set of knee injuries: tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and meniscus. The good news is that modern medicine has become better than ever [...]

The Unhappy Triad of Knee Injuries and the Road to Recovery 2017-08-10T15:23:08+00:00

Active Women in Their 40s: Tips to Keep Knee Pain at Bay When You Exercise

2017-08-10T15:23:25+00:00

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 [...]

Active Women in Their 40s: Tips to Keep Knee Pain at Bay When You Exercise 2017-08-10T15:23:25+00:00

Stretches to Ease Knee Pain

2017-08-10T15:24:00+00:00

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 [...]

Stretches to Ease Knee Pain 2017-08-10T15:24:00+00:00

Weak in the Knees: Why Women Are at Greater Risk for Knee Problems

2017-08-10T15:24:23+00:00

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 [...]

Weak in the Knees: Why Women Are at Greater Risk for Knee Problems 2017-08-10T15:24:23+00:00

Beginner’s Plyometric Jumps: How Can They Injure Your Knees?

2017-08-10T15:24:43+00:00

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 [...]

Beginner’s Plyometric Jumps: How Can They Injure Your Knees? 2017-08-10T15:24:43+00:00

What Patients Should Know About the Recovery Process After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

2017-08-10T15:25:38+00:00

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 [...]

What Patients Should Know About the Recovery Process After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery 2017-08-10T15:25:38+00:00

Weightlifting: Common Knee Injuries and How to Prevent Them

2017-08-10T15:27:12+00:00

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 [...]

Weightlifting: Common Knee Injuries and How to Prevent Them 2017-08-10T15:27:12+00:00