Knee Pain

A collection of posts regarding knee pain and physical therapy aides.

Bulgarian Split Squat: One of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee and Hip Pain

Bulgarian Split Squat One of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee and Hip Pain

The Bulgarian Split Squat is a great strengthening exercise for knee and/or hip pain. It’s inexpensive to do, targets hip and knee strength, works on balance, is easy on the back and other joints, is simple to progress as your body gets stronger and helps with alignment control. This is truly an exercise that hits …

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4 Strengthening Exercises for Chondromalacia and Patella Arthritis

4 Strengthening Exercises For Chondromalacia And Patella Arthritis

Chondromalacia can be a tricky condition to treat. It’s like a chicken-egg situation. The condition likely arose or persisted because of weakness, but now it hurts to exercise! Thankfully, there is an established method of treating this injury that can help improve symptoms without aggravating the pain. What is Chondromalacia There is a special type …

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Is Pain 1 Year After a Meniscus Surgery Normal: What You Need To Know

Is Pain 1 Year After A Meniscus Surgery Normal What You Need To Know

It’s been a year since you had your meniscus surgery, and you’re still in pain. Is pain 1 year after a meniscus surgery normal? That’s a common question that many patients ask themselves when they are trying to figure out if something is wrong with their knee after surgery. The internal expectation is that once …

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The 5 Best Knee Braces for Patella Stabilization: A Helpful Guide 2022

The 5 Best Knee Braces For Patella Stabilization Review Guide

Patella instability is a condition in which the Patella (kneecap) moves around too easily or gets pulled off to one side of the Patellar groove. There are many different causes of kneecap instability which we’ll review in this post. Some of the most common ways to treat patella instability are strengthening exercises and knee braces. …

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Does Meniscus Surgery Lead to Knee Replacement? What You Need to Know

Does Meniscus Surgery Lead to Knee Replacement What You Need to Know

Meniscus surgery is a surgical procedure to repair or remove the menisci in the knee. The menisci are C-shaped pieces of cartilage that act as “shock absorbers” for your knees. One of the most commonly performed arthroscopic surgeries in the US is a partial meniscectomy. However, recent research has questioned whether this surgery is beneficial …

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What to Expect After a Knee Arthroscopy: A Helpful Guide

What To Expect After A Knee Arthroscopy A Helpful Guide

Waiting for your knee surgery can feel quite daunting. Questions abound, like: What will recovery be like? Will I have to use crutches? When can I golf again? Recovery from a knee scope, like a partial meniscectomy, is a straightforward process that will likely have you feeling much better than before your surgery! Read further …

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Can Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Come Back? A Helpful Guide and Prevention Strategies

Do you experience Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)? Is it coming back again and again like a bad dream? If this is the case, then we want to help. Patellofemoral pain can be frustrating because it tends to linger. Some things bother it, and then some activities don’t hurt at all. This blog post will review …

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Can Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Cause Knee Arthritis?

Can Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Cause Knee Arthritis

Can patellofemoral pain syndrome cause knee arthritis? This is a common question that many people ask when they are experiencing patellofemoral pain syndrome. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is also known as patellofemoral joint (PFJ) dysfunction, which refers to the inflammation of the underside of your kneecap. Does patellofemoral pain syndrome cause arthritis in your knee? The …

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