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Category Archives: Knee Pain

10 Jan, 2019

Overcome Knee and Hip Pain for Good with Physical Therapy

Hip pain and knee pain are a part of life for many people. Cartilage in the knees, hip or lower back can wear down due to overuse and lead to discomfort or arthritis. Sometimes just a straight-up injury can cause pain. While some cases are so severe that they could require surgery to repair an

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20 Apr, 2018

3 Easy Steps to Healthy Knees

For many people, knee pain can be a way of life. Pain limits their ability to climb stairs, squat down to get something off the floor, enjoy long walks, shopping, etc. The knee joint is one of the most complicated joints in the body and has to bear up to 6 times your body weight

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20 Feb, 2018

5 Simple Ways to Beat Knee Pain While Running

We all know that running is great exercise for our bodies, but often people stop due to knee or lower leg pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but usually ones that we are not aware of. Over 50 million Americans deal with some sort of knee trouble, as the knees are the

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10 Oct, 2017

6 Best Tips For Relieving Knee Pain

What about my knees? Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from aching or painful knees? You are not alone. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 1 in 2 people may develop painful knee osteoarthritis by age 85. In addition, if you struggle with weight, research shows that 2

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8 Oct, 2016

Overcoming Hip and Knee Pain

Hip and Knee Pain Situated at opposite ends of the femur bone, the hip and the knee joints are two of the most important parts of the human body. The hip’s ball and socket allows the leg to have a greater range of motion. And the ligaments within the knee help support the tremendous weight

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6 Aug, 2011

Postponing Knee Replacement Surgery I Negative Affects

Dr. Courtney Ellstrom, Doctorate of Physical Therapy warns against postponing knee replacement surgery. As a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Practicing Physical Therapist, I often recommend trying Physical Therapy before seriously considering any orhtopedic surgery. Several studies have shown that Physical Therapy is as effective as Surgery and Physical Therapy combined. However, there are few exceptions

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