Having strong quads could reduce your risk of knee osteoarthritis. Our expert explains and offers tips for protecting your knees.
If you have severe knee pain from osteoarthritis, but want to delay (or can’t undergo) surgery, you still have other options.
Becoming active again is often the only thing people want after an intensive hip or knee replacement surgery. But what does it mean when pain still persists after months in the recovery period? An orthopaedic surgeon provides the answer in our Short Answer series.
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.
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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.
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.
If you roll out of bed bleary-eyed each day, thinking, “Oh, my aching [insert painful joint here],” you’re not alone. Research shows that between 50 and 90 percent of people with chronic joint pain don’t sleep well. And, that sleep deprivation can lead to other health issues, including low energy, mood disorders and eating problems. … Read More
Whether it’s a painful shoulder, knee or elbow, tendonitis and bursitis are troublesome conditions that can affect just about anyone. The pain can come gradually, building up over time. Or it can feel sudden and severe. If you feel concerned or unsure about the cause of pain, see your doctor. But in many cases, it’s … Read More