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Knee Pain Causes

Knee Pain Causes

The joints of the knees are commonly overused, which is why they are highly prone to damage. Pain in the knees has several causes. In fact, there are certain ailments that can cause pain on the knees. Also, physical activities can also cause pain on the knees. …

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How to Protect Your Knee to Avoid Arthritic Conditions

How to Protect Your Knee to Avoid Arthritic Conditions

Working as an Physical therapy Assistant in Southwest Florida, I see my share of arthritic conditions in the lower extremities. Most of the arthritic conditions I see are osteoarthritis of the knees. This is a major cause of knee pain in …

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How Orthopedics Helps Athletes Heal

How Orthopedics Helps Athletes Heal

Orthopedics is the study of the musculoskeletal structures of the human body, and is an important aspect of any rehabilitation, be it for a professional athlete or a wounded soldier or someone with a genetic condition. Orthopedic surgeons and therapists help patients in a number …

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Common Causes of Knee Pain – Knee Sprains

Common Causes of Knee Pain – Knee Sprains

When someone sprains their knee, many people will say that it’s a good thing it wasn’t a break, because that would hurt a lot more. Did you know that sometimes a sprain can hurt just as much, even more, than a broken …

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Bursitis And You

Bursitis And You

Is your bursae irritated? Inflamed? Injured? Even punctured? You may think I am talking about your long lost cousin unless you have had the unfortunate opportunity to have, or have had bursitis. These are all common symptoms that affects the small fluid-filled pads – called bursae- that …

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How to Stand

How to Stand

Sounds tough right? In this article, I will explain to you how you can get from a seated position to a fully standing position with just a few simple steps.

You see, you and I were designed to be standers. Somewhere along the way our culture has …

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Avoid Knee Surgery With This Simple Exercise

Avoid Knee Surgery With This Simple Exercise

I’ve been there. I played over twelve years of professional football, basketball in high school, soccer before that. I hyperextended my knees more than I care to remember and wore knee braces most of my high school and college career. I remember looking …