Knee Pain

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

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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Running with Patellofemoral Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Running With Patellofemoral Syndrome What You Need To Know

Running with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) can be difficult and painful. It is important to understand how running causes pain, why patellofemoral pain syndrome might cause running-related pain, and what you can do about it. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a condition in which the kneecap becomes overloaded. This can be due to the patella not …

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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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11 Things No One Tells You About Having a Total Knee Replacement

11 Things No One Tells You About Having A Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the most common orthopedic procedure in the United States. Over half a million(and rising) total knee replacements are done annually. Despite the increasing numbers and familiarity with knee replacements, there are many things that no one tells you about recovering from the surgery. Some of them are quite helpful in …

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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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Can a Total Knee Replacement Cause Neuropathy?

Can A Total Knee Replacement Cause Neuropathy - A Helpful Guide

A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces the end of your femur with an artificial joint and removes the damaged cartilage between it. It’s one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States. When people have total knee replacements, they may experience pain in their feet and legs as …

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