Knee Pain

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

The Best Knee Compression Sleeve to Help with Pain and Mobility

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The Best Closed Knee Compression Sleeves Did you know that one-third of Americans experience knee pain at one point in their life or another? It is the second most common cause of chronic pain. Knee pain can trouble just about anyone, including the young, elderly, and even those in great physical shape. Depending on the …

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Total Knee Replacement: The Best Gift Ideas to Speed Up Recovery

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Knee Replacement to Speed Up Recovery Total knee replacement surgeries open up a vastly improved quality of life for many people—the surgery provides increased mobility and a reduction in pain. Unfortunately, the recovery from the surgery can be arduous. If you have a family member or friend going …

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Running with Knee Arthritis: Should You Run With Bad Knees?

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If you have bad knees, you’ve probably tried avoiding many physical activities for fear of additional pain or further injury progression. Did you know that many times being active can actually help rather than hurt your condition? If you have joint issues, like knee arthritis for example, running can be very beneficial for a number …

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The Best Recumbent Bike after Total Knee Replacement Surgery

The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body. Nearly half of all American develop knee osteoarthritis in at least one knee during their lifetime. The first line of defense for arthritis is to lose weight, improve strength, eat healthier and try conservative options such as physical therapy. Sometimes it can …

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The Best Knee Braces for Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD), or also called Tibial Tuberosity Apophysitis, is a painful symptom of children and adolescents encountering growth spurts during puberty. Boys are typically more at risk as they are involved in more physical sports, but that gap is closing as girls are now more involved in sports than ever. Boys aged 12-14 and …

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The Best Hamstring Compression Sleeve

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Compression garments are becoming more and more popular amongst both high level and recreational athletes. Full compression tights are commonly used in the NBA, compression socks are found in marathons and distance races across the country, and the new “in” dress attire in elementary school in full length compression tights underneath athletic shorts. Compression garments …

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