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Hip Pain and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Hip Pain And Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Do you have Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)? It’s easy to understand the causes that contribute to knee pain but does it also cause hip pain? PFPS is an overuse syndrome of the knee cap that causes pain in the front of the knee and is made worse with activities such as squatting, running, and jumping. …

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Walking After a Partial Meniscectomy Knee Arthroscopy: A Helpful Guide

Walking After A Partial Meniscectomy Knee Arthroscopy

One of the most common knee surgeries in the US is a partial meniscectomy. The purpose of this surgery is to remove any loose fragments from your knee joint and shave off any tears within the Meniscus. The goal is to help reduce any pain and inflammation that might be impacting your life. This article …

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Pain 1 Year After Total Shoulder Replacement: What You Need to Know

Pain 1 Year After Total Shoulder Replacement

Pain 1 year after total shoulder replacement can be tough, but it is important to know what pain is normal and what pain isn’t. Once you have surgery, the expectation is that the pain and limitation are fixed and should be working perfectly. It can be frustrating when your shoulder doesn’t progress after surgery the …

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How Long Will a Total Shoulder Replacement Last: A Comprehensive Guide

How Long Will a Total Shoulder Replacement Last

The total shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces the head of the arm bone, or Humerus, and the socket on the shoulder blade with artificial parts. The number of total shoulder replacements performed each year is increasing exponentially, as nearly 53,000 are done each year. As more people are undergoing a shoulder replacement, …

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How to Stand Up Straight with Back Spasms: Your Guide for Relief and Exercises

How to Stand Up Straight with Back Spasms Your Guide for Relief and Exercises

Back spasms can be painful and debilitating. The back is a complex structure that needs to function properly in order for you to stand up straight. When your back is in spasm you may find yourself bent over and unable to stand up straight without sending your back into more painful spasms. This is frustrating …

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Pain 6 Months After a Shoulder Replacement – What You Should Know

Pain 6 Months After A Shoulder Replacement – What You Should Know

Many people have total shoulder replacements, and it can be hard to know how things will turn out. Will the pain go away? Will the pain be worse after surgery? How long will the pain be present? Will I regain strength in my arm? To answer these questions, we’ll review what’s normal, what’s abnormal, and …

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Clicking After a Total Knee Replacement: Is this Normal?

Clicking After A Total Knee Replacement Is This Normal

Many patients post-total knee replacement will experience clicking or popping in the knee. This is typically a normal part of the healing process and should not be cause for alarm. The clicking noise can happen when you bend and straighten your knee, but it may also occur without any movement at all and just standing …

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Can a Total Knee Replacement Fix Being Bow-Legged?

Can A Total Knee Replacement Fix Being Bow-Legged

One of the most common questions that bow-legged people have is whether they will be able to fix their bow-legs through a total knee replacement. Being bow-legged affects more people than one might think and can lead to medial knee arthritis. This article reviews bow-leggedness and if a total knee replacement can fix it. What …

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