Five Exercises to Improve Joint Health

2019-09-30T09:36:23-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Knee, Shoulder|

The importance of joint health cannot be emphasized enough, as joints, or the regions of the body where two bones meet, are vital to our overall health and basic functioning on a day-to-day basis. While our joints are rather strong and can withstand varying levels of impact, they are also quite complex, containing layers of cartilage, tissue, [...]

3 Exercises to Help Knee Arthritis

2019-10-25T09:45:52-04:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Knee|

The knee is one of the largest, strongest, and most often-used joints in your body! Having knee arthritis can make an everyday activity such as walking up a staircase feel like you’re climbing Mount Everest. Anyone can be at risk for knee arthritis - particularly those who have a family history, injury, infection, are overweight, or [...]

What to Do After an ACL Tear

2019-08-27T15:08:27-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Common Injuries, Knee, Sports|

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the four ligaments that helps stabilize the knee, but since it has such a crucial role, it is the most commonly discussed knee injury. ACL tears are very common, and these injuries tend to occur when the knee is straightened and pivoted at the same time. ACL tears [...]

5 Tips for Dealing with Knee Pain

2019-07-29T10:13:13-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Knee|

We all take our knees for granted- until we injure one! Knee pain is a usual setback that can occur for multiple reasons and needs to be treated right away; otherwise the agony can make everyday life more challenging. When sections of the knee are not operating correctly, discomfort, pain, irritation, and other symptoms can rise [...]

6 Types of Meniscus Tears

2019-07-31T15:42:49-04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Knee, Sports|

  If you’ve experienced a knee injury, it’s always recommended to be looked at by a professional. Many times, the pain from an injured knee is manifested from a meniscus tear, which often times requires knee surgery. However, not all meniscal tears are exactly the same. In fact, they can differ greatly, and so can your [...]

What Is Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

2019-08-27T14:55:55-04:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

A Brief Overview of Arthroscopy Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. During an arthroscopic examination, the surgeon makes a small incision in the patient's skin and inserts pencil-sized instruments that contain a small lens and lighting system to magnify and illuminate the structures inside the [...]

Top 3 Knee Exercises for Chondromalacia Patella

2019-07-31T15:28:41-04:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain Knee pain is difficult to deal with as symptoms worsen day-by-day. Knee conditions commonly begin with mild irritation, however chronic discomfort can intensify if left untreated. Luckily, there are beneficial exercises you can perform to relieve knee pain before it escalates into something much worse. Below, we will discuss causes of [...]

How to Reduce Swelling After a Knee Injury

2019-08-27T15:08:15-04:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Knee|

Image via Pexels Immediately Reduce Swelling Following a Knee Injury Knee injuries are never fun and can come at the most inopportune time. First comes the pain, then the concern of what just happened and finally the swelling. However, quick treatment can help optimize recovery.   It is important to know the right steps to take to [...]

Prevention Exercises – Runner’s Knee

2019-10-25T09:38:53-04:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Knee|

                  You may say, “I’m not a runner, I can’t have runners knee,” but runners knee is not just an injury from running. It’s a broad term referring to pain in and around the patella or kneecap. Runners knee encompasses terms such as patellofemoral pain, chondromalacia patella and [...]