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Category Archives: Knee Pain

6 Apr, 2020

A Strain in These Muscles, Means Trouble Bending Our Knees

The hamstrings play an important role in the lower body. They are responsible for helping us stand, walk, run, and jump. Hamstrings are often neglected and can result in an injury to them.  One of the most common hamstring injuries that we see in the clinic is the hamstring strain.  What are the Hamstrings? The

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10 Mar, 2020

The Fancy Word for Knee Discomfort

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 who commonly complain of the problem. Based on the

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13 Feb, 2020

The 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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6 Feb, 2020

Hamstrings are to Blame for Painful Walking

Having trouble walking, squatting, or experiencing pain around our knee area, is an indicator of a hamstring injury. Where are Our Hamstrings? Our hamstring muscle group is located on the back side of our thigh and is made up of three muscles. These three muscles originate on the hip bone and attach at the knee

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12 Dec, 2019

Say ‘No’ to Knee Problems

Knee pain is a very common problem which can result in difficulty with many daily activities. It can greatly limit our functional mobility. Some people also experience stiffness in and around the knee causing difficulty moving the joint and generalized weakness in the affected leg.  How Knee Pain Can Affect Us Having pain or stiffness

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29 Oct, 2019

The Impact of Knee Pain

Any kind of knee pain or stiffness makes simple daily activities such as walking, going up or down the stairs, squatting, and standing up from a chair, difficult. The number one complaint from someone experiencing any kind of knee problem is pain under or around the knee cap. This type of pain can greatly limit

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18 Oct, 2019

Knee Pain Doesn’t Have to be a Common Problem

Knee pain is a very common problem which can result in difficulty with our daily activities. Causes of Knee Pain Problems can stem from many different causes. The most common cause of knee pain and dysfunction, is weakness of musculature surrounding the knee and hip resulting in abnormal mechanics. When the knee joint is not

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20 Sep, 2019

Prevent Long-Term Knee Problems

Having pain or stiffness in our knee can cause quite a few problems: Difficulty walking Pain going up or down the stairs Pain squatting Difficulty standing up from a chair Inability to kneel Most likely those with knee problems will also have trouble lifting, pushing or pulling objects. Stiffness in the knee can cause pain

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10 Sep, 2019

Knee Pain Doesn’t Have to be a Way of Life

For many of you, knee pain is a way of life, limiting your ability to climb stairs, squat down to get something off the floor, enjoy long walks, shopping and a host of other daily activities. Your knee joint is one of the most complicated joints in your body and has to bear up to

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21 Aug, 2019

What is Causing Our Knees to Click…

It’s the fear of anyone who leads an active lifestyle; going about our daily business and suddenly being confronted with the sound of clicking knees. Often associated with pain within the knee joint, clicking knees can lead to anxiety about one’s health and even end up limiting your ability to enjoy certain physical activities. If

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