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Tag: knee osteoarthritis

Using a cane

Using a cane is one approach to relieving joint paint from osteoarthritis. If your osteoarthritis is starting to cause more pain and stiffness…

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Relieving knee pain

Relieving knee pain often requires experimenting with different approaches. It’s always best to start with the least invasive approach available. You’ll know it’s time for knee replacement when all of the other options fail to bring relief and your daily activities…

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Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been slowly gaining acceptance in the medical field as effective, non-surgical solutions to the inflammation and pain…

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Testing for osteoarthritis

Testing for osteoarthritis begins in your physician’s office.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is also known as degenerative…

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Aging athletes

Aging athletes can find paradise in Florida — our temperate climate allows us to enjoy outdoor activities year-round.  Sporting activities are part…

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Too old for knee replacement surgery?

Too old for knee replacement surgery? Nonsense! Each year, over 580,000 people in the U.S. undergo total knee…

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Meniscus tears

Meniscus tears are common injuries among athletes and aging adults. In your knee joint, between your shinbone (tibia) and your thighbone (femur),…

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Partial knee replacement vs. total knee replacement

Partial knee replacement or total knee replacement? Which do you need? Not every patient suffering from knee osteoarthritis needs to have a…

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