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Category Archives: Knee Pain

10 Jul, 2019

Your Knee and Arthritis

Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that occurs overtime. Our joints wear down over our lifetime, and the cartilage or cushioning layer on our bones disappears. When this layer is gone your bones begin to rub other bones. What you might not realize is that knee arthritis specifically, impacts every age group. Knee Arthritis Symptoms:

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30 Jun, 2019

Tired of feeling like your knee going to give out?

Have you ever met someone who complains of knee pain? What about someone who feels like their knee is going to give out when they are walking, pivoting or using the stairs? Is that someone you? Many people suffer with knee pain and feelings of instability, but they just decide to live with it. You

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14 Jun, 2019

Ever Walked With a Limp because of Knee Discomfort?

Knee discomfort can begin for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, knee discomfort can be attributed to a specific incident like a fall or an injury while playing sports. Knee problems can begin when you take a wrong step as you are run or walk. A knee problem could start after you walk up more stairs

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10 May, 2019

Knee Discomfort Making it Difficult to Walk

When you have knee discomfort prolonged walking, running/jogging, going up and down stairs or curbs, bending your knee to put your shoes and socks on, and getting in and out of the car becomes bothersome. Have you increased your activity level in the past month? This can create increased stress on your joint and muscles

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2 May, 2019

Suffering From Knee Discomfort?

Knee discomfort and pain affects many people and it can limit you in the things you do every day.  Knee discomfort and pain can make walking, standing and going up and down stairs difficult.  People of all ages experience knee pain and discomfort that restrict them from their leisure activities.  If left untreated, common knee

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1 May, 2019

Sidelined From Knee Discomfort?

Knee discomfort and injures can keep you sidelined from participating in your daily activities.  Knee discomfort and pain can make it difficult to perform such daily activities as walking, climbing stairs,  bending down to tie your shoes or to pick something up off the floor.  Knee discomfort and pain can also prevent you from enjoying

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3 Apr, 2019

What makes this joint snap, crackle and pop?

By Cierra Washington, ATC What exactly is patellofemoral pain? Patellofemoral pain is a general term used to describe pain that resides in the front of the knee and around the kneecap, also known as the patella. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, PFPS, is also known as both runners’ and jumpers’ knee due to the type of athletes

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18 Mar, 2019

Knee Pain Keeping You from Starting a Workout Program?

Whether you are pounding the pavement for a short jog or you’re a routine racer, running is great cardiovascular training. It is a gratifying way to maintain overall fitness. Although the act of running itself may initially seem daunting if you’re not an avid runner, you will reap the physical benefits within a few weeks.

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11 Mar, 2019

Difficulty Walking or Standing Up from a Chair?

By Angie Austin, LPTA Many people associate knee pain with the older population. However, we treat patients of all ages for knee pain. Whether it’s due to arthritis or an injury, it is important to know what causes that knee pain. The knee is a large hinge joint that gives you the ability to bend

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27 Feb, 2019

The IT Band’s role and Preventing IT Band Syndrome

By: Alyssa Burke, PTA The IT Band is a part of body that is somewhat of a mystery to many. You’ve probably heard of the IT band. But are you confident about where it is or what it does? We’ll answer these questions today. The IT band is the abbreviation for the iliotibial band. This

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