Knee Pain: Simple Exercises to Help

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If you’re experiencing knee pain, it might surprise you to learn that strengthening your hips can help! Whether you’re considering surgery or opting for a more conservative approach make sure hip strengthening is part of your plan. There’s a strong relationship between hip strength and knee pain. Current studies show that patients who strengthened their hips prior to knee surgery …

Knee Pain

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Approximately 25% of American adults have experienced knee pain that affects their daily life. The prevalence of knee pain has increased over the past 20 years. Osteoarthritis is the most common cause in individuals over the age of 50. Knee injuries can occur as the result of a direct blow or sudden movement that strains the knee beyond its normal …

ACL Injuries: Causes and Early Detection

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Knee injuries, particularly ACL injuries, have been on the rise in youth sports in the last two decades. ¬†ACL injuries in female athletes is at almost epidemic levels. Approximately 70% or more of athletic ACL injuries that occur in the United States are considered non-contact. This means they occur during a play in sport without any physical contact from another …