Knee Pain

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

Regaining Range of Motion After a Knee Replacement – What You Need to Know

Regaining Range of Motion After a Knee Replacement

After months and months of hobbling around while trying to “suck-it-up,” you finally bit the proverbial bullet and scheduled your total knee replacement surgery. It’s time to get back to doing the things you love without enduring pain with every step you take. Now that you’ve decided to move forward with a total knee replacement, …

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Hamstring for Better Flexibility

5 Ways to Stretch Your Hamstring for Better Flexibility

Exercising is fantastic for your mind, body, and soul. It has proven to be beneficial in multiple areas of one’s health. However, many individuals who exercise regularly don’t realize that it is just as important to stretch. Stretching regularly can help you prevent various sport-related or workout-related injuries among many other great benefits. The best …

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Running After A Knee Replacement – Is It Possible?

Running after a total knee replacement

The early morning sun is rising, the bright rays making the treetops look as though they are going to burst into flames. The fresh, cool mountain air fills your lungs as you inhale. It’s nothing but you, the open trail, and the mystical sounds of nature. The smell of the dew on the leaves and …

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The Best Walker After a Total Knee Replacement

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Currently, in the United States, over 600,000 people are undergoing total knee replacement a year. Knee pain is a fairly common symptom in America, especially with the aging Baby Boomer population. The first total knee replacement occurred in 1968 and since then improvement in materials and surgical techniques have greatly progressed, making a total knee …

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The Best Treatment for Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome at Home

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How to treat Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome at Home Anterior knee is a common complaint amongst pre-teens and teenagers, especially during periods of increased activity and during growth spurts. Teenagers can suffer from many different causes of anterior knee pain including Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease, Patellofemoral tracking disorder, Meniscus Tear, and Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome (SLJ). Sinding-Larsen can be …

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The 5 Best Knee Braces for Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome

The 5 Best Knee Braces for Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome

Almost all of us can relate to the awkward stage of puberty and the almost random growth spurts we encountered growing up. For those teens that had a very physically active life, a condition known as Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome may have developed. Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome is fairly common in active teens, and with proper treatment can be …

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The 5 Best Insoles for Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Dysfunction

The 5 Best Insoles For Anterior Knee Pain And Patellar Dysfunction

The knees are complex joints that play a central role in our ability to exercise, labor, and perform routine activities. With so much repetitive use, there’s no wonder knee injuries and knee pain are common. Knees have many functions, including stabilization, maintaining balance, weight-bearing, and the overall task of enabling the successful bending and rotation …

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Meniscus Tear – The Best Knee Braces for Meniscus Tears to Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility

Meniscus Tear – The Best Knee Braces For Meniscus Tears To Reduce Pain And Improve Mobility

Knee pain is a common symptom that affects people of all ages and athletic abilities. Though it is often the direct result of an injury, it can present itself over time from overuse or misuse of the joint, or simply with age. It can also be a symptom of a more serious medical condition, such …

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