What Is The Proper Dose of Exercises For Knee Arthritis?

This study found that for knee osteoarthritis, 24 total therapeutic exercise sessions and an 8 and 12 weeks had the greatest affect. The Influence of Exercise Dosing on Outcomes in Patients With Knee Disorders: A Systematic Review Study Design Systematic review. Background Therapeutic exercise is commonly used to treat individuals with knee disorders, but dosing…

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Arizona Cardinals QB reportedly played the 2017 season with a torn ACL in his knee

ADAM WELLSJ JANUARY 1, 2018 Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton reportedly played the 2017 season with a torn ACL in his knee. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Stanton had been playing with “a thread” of an ACL before it finally gave out. Rapoport added Stanton is not planning to have surgery because he’s learned how to manage the situation.…

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Soft Braces For Knee Arthritis – Do They Help?

This article published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation concluded that soft braces have moderate effects on pain and small to moderate effects on self-reported physical function in knee osteoarthritis. These findings highlight the importance of soft braces as a technique to improve pain and physical function in both the short- and long-term. Effect of…

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Osteoarthritis could be prevented with good diet and exercise

Date: May 12, 2017 Source: University of Surrey Summary: Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, a new expert review reports. Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, a new expert review published in the Nature Reviews Rheumatology reports. During the expert review, researchers from the University…

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Manual Therapy For Knee Osteoarthritis

The author of this study published in Pain Physician, concluded that, “the evidence from our study suggests that manual therapy might be effective and safe for improving pain, stiffness, and physical function in knee osteoarthritis patients…” The Effectiveness of Manual Therapy for Relieving Pain, Stiffness, and Dysfunction in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis…

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Conquering Arthritis Naturally

Mark Hyman, M.D. interviews Susan Blum, M.D.  Both physicians practice Functional Medicine, and they have a very interesting discussion over their approach to helping their patients who suffer from arthritis.  If you suffer from arthritis, I recommend getting Dr. Blum’s book. Story Source

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A Chiropractor Gets Knee Pain Relief Using Trigenics – Video

Dr. Michael Egan and Dr. Allan Oolo Austin are seen here teaching a KNEE and lower extremity course in Sydney Australia. The live patient is actually a chiropractic doctor who was taking the course and who had suffered with knee pain for 20 years. Watch as she finally cries with joy over the immediate pain…

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Can Exercise Prevent Knee Osteoarthritis?

Jennifer Abbasi JAMA. Published online November 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16144 A study of human skeletons housed in the vaults of US museums is providing a unique historical perspective on the prevailing wisdom that knee osteoarthritis (OA) is primarily a disease of aging and overweight, factors that are difficult if not impossible to prevent at the population level. In the…

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Exercise the Hip AND the Knee to Help Knee Pain

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Oct 15:1-35. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2018.7365. [Epub ahead of print] Hip and Knee Strengthening is More Effective Than Knee Strengthening Alone for Reducing Pain and Improving Activity in Individuals With Patellofemoral Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis. Nascimento LR1,2, Teixeira-Salmela LF1, Souza RB1, Resende RA1. Author information Study Design Systematic review…

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Curcumin

Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric, and is also found in limited amounts in ginger. It is an anti-inflammatory molecule, and similar to fish oil, it seems to be a metabolic syndrome band-aid. It has poor bioavailability and black pepper greatly enhances absorption. Summary Curcumin is the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice,…

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