5 Common Knee Injuries

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Your knees do a lot of moving and have a lot of moving parts. So when injuries happen, they can lead to pain, weakness in the joint and limited activity. In fact, knee pain is the second most common cause of chronic pain among American adults, and a third of all Americans have reported having…

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7 Habits That Can Lead to Joint Pain

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Joint pain is a daily part of life for tens of millions of Americans, and the list of potential medical reasons is long, from the most common diagnosis — arthritis — to other, sometimes more serious diseases. In addition to pain and stiffness, angry joints can lead to decreased mobility and range of motion, difficulty…

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Which Common Knee Surgery Procedure is Best for Me?

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Knee surgery doesn’t have to be scary. We’ve mapped out the most common injuries and surgeries to help you better understand your condition and potential treatments. Why Does My Knee Hurt? You may have chalked up knee pain to general aches. Some folks experience popping and cracking of knees. Others can feel pain radiating from…

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What Is a Total Joint Replacement Procedure?

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Total Joint Replacement (TJR) is a cutting-edge orthopedic surgical procedure that replaces a disordered joint (i.e. arthritis) with an artificial prosthesis made of metal, ceramic or plastic. The prosthetic is designed to restore function, reduce pain and maintain the same movement pattern as the original joint. TJR is one of the topmost performed surgical procedures…

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Types of Hip Replacement

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Your hip is one of the most important (and most used) joints in your body, and if it starts to slow down, your entire life can slow down with it. Like other joint issues, hip problems are usually treated first via non-surgical techniques that can include physical therapy, steroid injections or lifestyle changes. But if…

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Why Does My Hip Hurt? 6 Common Causes of Hip Pain

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If your hips are healthy, you probably don’t think about them very often. If you’re having hip pain, though, it may be the only thing on your mind. The hip consists of a large joint that helps support your body and all of its supporting structures, so this means there are plenty of causes of…

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Foods to Eat for Joint Health & Less Joint Pain

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You’ve heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” While nutrition is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle, it turns out that eating certain foods might be able to keep joint pain and inflammation at bay. Here are some foods that can help keep your joints healthy, and what foods you might try…

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Tips for Healthy Joints When Exercising

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Your joints have a big responsibility — they’re movable connections between two bones that allow your body to move. Healthy joints are vital for almost everything you do as you go through your daily activities, so it’s important to keep your joints in good shape, no matter what you’re doing. Exercise is an excellent way…

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What Is Regenerative Medicine?

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Some animals have the ability to regenerate after injury —  a lizard that loses its tail can grow a new one, for example. We humans aren’t that lucky, but advances in regenerative medicine are showing promise for helping the body heal itself faster. Even in some organs that were previously thought to be irreparable. Regenerative…

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Regenerative Medicine, 3D Printing & The Future of Orthopaedics

As modern orthopaedics continues to make great strides forward in testing, treatments, and technology, some of the most revolutionary advances are made in the fields of regenerative medicine and 3D printing. Both technologies are helping patients reach better outcomes more quickly and lead more comfortable lives. What is regenerative medicine? Regenerative medicine is a new,…

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