If your child is an athlete going through a growth spurt, an ache at the bottom of the kneecap might mean Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome. Here’s what you need to know.
When osteoarthritis makes your knee ache, day after day, you’re looking for relief. Acupuncture is one of the first lines of defense now recommended against chronic pain, especially in the knee.
You can expect exercise-induced muscle soreness when you perform an unfamiliar physical activity for an extended time without a gradual ramp-up
A meniscus tear is a common (and potentially painful) knee injury. Find out what you need to know about treatment options and how you may avoid the injury.
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When you seek help for an aching knee, shoulder or other joint, one of the first things a doctor will do is try to see which of the two major types of arthritis you have. Three questions help give them the answer.
Get answers to nine questions about how doctors may use a regular treatment of cortisone injections to provide pain relief for joint pain.
Keeping your joints healthy to reduce the wear and tear on the cartilage is a key component to having an active lifestyle and continuing to play the sports you love.
Patients have rising expectations and are demanding more from total knee replacements and joint replacements than in previous years. This has generated improvements in the field, including design, delivery and execution.
As women age, they experience more compression fractures, vertebral changes such scoliosis, loss of bone mass and osteoarthritis than do men. Any one of these conditions puts women at a higher risk of breaking a bone during a fall, which can add to their pain.
If your knees or hips are causing you constant pain, you may have thought about undergoing surgery to have them replaced. But are myths holding you back?