Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Increases Risk of Knee Replacement by Three-Fold

This study concluded that if you have had your knee operated on arthroscopically to remove part or all of a torn meniscus, you have a three-fold risk that you will have to have that knee replaced. Increased risk for knee replacement surgery after arthroscopic surgery for degenerative meniscal tears: a multi-center longitudinal observational study using data from…

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Steroid Shots Do Little for Knee Pain of Arthritis

May 16, 2017 Doctors often prescribe steroid injections for the pain of knee arthritis, but a rigorous trial has found they work no better than a placebo. Researchers randomly assigned 140 men and women over 45 with painful knee osteoarthritis to injections of either a corticosteroid or a saline placebo. The subjects were injected every…

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Recreational vs Competitive Running With Hip and Knee Arthritis

A recent article in the  Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy concluded that the rate of arthritis of the hip and knee is increased in sedentary people as well as those in competitive sports.  The run of the mill recreational runner/athlete actually had a reduced rate of knee and hip arthritis.  Looks like moderation is…

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John’s Right Knee Responds To First Trigenics® Treatment [video]

John said he broke his right knee in high school football. He’s tried all the other treatments, and since he heard of Trigenics®, he wanted to give that a try. This is his response….

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Mark’s Knee Pain Responds To Treatment Using Trigenics® [video]

Mark has had knee pain for a year now. He has tried everything that his orthopedic surgeon recommended.  The last time Mark visited the orthopedic surgeon, the doctor said, “just let me know when you just can’t stand the pain anymore”. Mark wanted to try something more conservative to try to help with his pain. This is…

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FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture and chiropractic for pain management

By MEGAN THIELKING @meggophone MAY 10, 2017 Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials. The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain. The guidelines now recommend that doctors get information about chiropractic care and…

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Knee Popping and Grinding – The Knee Cartilage

A lot of patients in my clinic start by telling me their knee has pop or snap. This could be the symptom of a meniscus or cartilage tear.  Other noises are a grinding sensation we call “crepitus”. This comes from mechanical irritation of the cartilage. This is usually under the knee cap. So lets take…

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Long Term Weight Loss Using a Combination of Different Diets

This is a study that found that using alternating diet styles worked well for weight loss, even over the long term.  They used the ketogenic diet (very low carbohydrate), low carbohydrate diet and the Mediterranean diets.  The link at the bottom of this article, will take you to the full text article and you can…

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New Colon Cancer Test as Effective as Colonoscopy: Study

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 08:26 AM A novel colon cancer test from Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) and the Mayo Clinic using the DNA of specimens that patients collect at home detects more tumors than methods focusing on blood in the stool, a study found. The research released Tuesday by the New England Journal of Medicine…

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Comparing Chiropractic and Medical Treatment on the Health of Older Adults

In this study, the authors concluded that chiropractic use in episodes of care for uncomplicated back conditions has protective effects against declines in activities of daily living and self-rated health for older Medicare beneficiaries over a 2-year period. The Comparative Effect of Episodes of Chiropractic and Medical Treatment on the Health of Older Adults Journal of Manipulative…

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