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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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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Osteoarthritis: Knee joint degeneration slowed with weight loss, study confirms

Written by Honor Whiteman Published: Tuesday 2 May 2017 Obesity is a known risk factor for osteoarthritis, one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. A new study provides evidence that losing weight can slow the development of osteoarthritis of the knee by reducing the degeneration of knee cartilage. Researchers found that…

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Young athletes with previous knee injury had higher risk of OA

May 2, 2017 LAS VEGAS — Young athletes who previously sustained an intra-articular knee injury had a higher risk of structural changes associated with future osteoarthritis, according to results presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress. “Young adults around the age of 22 [years] who sustained an intra-articular knee injury when they were…

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Knee Surgery Does Not Improve Life Quality for Many Patients

In this article from Medscape, Pam Harrison, wrote, “knee replacement surgery improved the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities arthritis index score by 10.69 points“… I looked at my data from 2016, and the average score reduction on the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities arthritis index in my office was 23.6 points!  I use a non-surgical…

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Rx for Pain Patients Who Are Obese: Recommend the Mediterranean Diet

Written by Robert Bonakdar MD, FAAFP, FACN We often see pain patients in our clinic who are obese. Many of them did not start their pain journey this way, and there is emerging evidence that pain, in addition to changing activity, can also change dietary patterns. In addition, the stress of chronic pain combined with…

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The Web Tech Knee Brace

A company that makes braces, just came out with a brace for knee arthritis.  It is called the Web Tech Knee Brace.  I took a look at it, and it looks useful, especially if you are on your feet for a long time.  If you want to take a look, CLICK HERE.

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Fear of Movement Plagues Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

In this article, they found that people who have knee pain because of their arthritis tend to reduce their physical activity, and get weaker, which then leads to more pain.  Vicious cycle! That is how I can help people with knee pain by using Trigenics.  I can create a window of opportunity where the knee…

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Study cites risk factors for conversion to TKA following knee arthroscopy

If you have any of these, you are at risk of going on to have a total knee replacement if you’ve already had your knee scoped. Obesity Older than 70 years old Have diabetes Depression Rheumatoid arthritis Boyd JA, et al. Orthopedics. 2016;doi:10.3928/01477447-20160719-01. March 7, 2017 Results from this study demonstrated women, patients 70 years and…

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