Knee Pain When Squatting: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

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Knee pain when squatting can be a frustrating barrier to maintaining an active lifestyle. If you’re living with knee pain that’s limiting your ability to bend and squat, don’t throw in the towel just yet! This type of pain can usually be treated with effective pain management, changes to certain activities, corrections to your squat […]

Achy Knees: The Facts About Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis, the most prevalent joint disease globally, impacts over 240 million people. This condition can affect any joint, but it’s most commonly found in the knees, hips, hands, lower back, and neck. In the case of knee osteoarthritis, the cartilage wears down and becomes rough. As a result, the protective space and tissues within […]

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Recovery: Physical Therapist Advice

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If your knee pain impacts your daily life and doesn’t improve with treatment, your doctor may recommend arthroscopic knee surgery. Arthroscopic knee surgery is a popular option today that can relieve pain, improve function, and help you return to your favorite activities. But how long does it take to recover from arthroscopic knee surgery? And […]

Knee Replacement Recovery: A Guide for Older Adults

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Does knee pain or stiffness seriously limit your daily activities? If so, you may be considering knee replacement surgery.  Knee replacement surgery, also known as total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure that replaces the damaged parts of your knee joint with artificial implants. In most cases, knee replacement relieves pain, improves mobility, and restores […]

How to Deal with Knee Bursitis: Exercises, Treatments, and Tips

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Do you feel pain or stiffness in your knee when you walk, kneel, or bend? Or perhaps you’ve noticed persistent swelling around your kneecap? If so, you might have knee bursitis, a condition that affects many active adults. Knee bursitis is an inflammatory condition of the knee that can interfere with your daily activities and […]

Crackling Knees? Here’s Knee Crepitus Exercises That Help

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If you’ve ever wondered about the crackling sounds your knees make when you bend or extend them, you might be experiencing a common occurrence known as knee crepitus. This article will unravel the mystery behind these curious noises and share some practical exercises for pain relief and joint mobility.   Understanding Knee Crepitus Your knee joint […]

5 Quick Tips for Reducing Knee Pain

Knee Pain Tips

In this video, physical therapist Kathy Doubleday DPT, OCS will guide you through exercises that may help to relieve knee pain. If you’re experiencing knee pain during exercise or when performing movements like getting up from a chair or walking, Dr. Kathy Doubleday will provide you with helpful tips. In this lesson, she will: Guide […]

Knee Exercise for Seniors

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Knee injuries can happen at any age, but they can be particularly harmful to seniors. Simple knee exercises can help to prevent joint pain, and improve balance, to better your day-to-day life. Common Causes of Knee Pain Among Seniors Knee pain is common and can result from sprains, tears, or tendinitis. It may also stem […]

Video Tip for Knee Pain When Bending

Have you ever had trouble bending down to pick something up from the floor? If so, this video is for you. In it, we share a quick tip on how to make bending easier, protect your back, and avoid knee pain when bending. Watch now and see for yourself how this simple modification can help […]

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