Category Archives: Knee Pain

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Reduce Knee Pain Using Low Impact Exercise

It seems counter intuitive, but it’s possible to reduce knee pain, and in some cases eliminate it altogether,  by taking regular exercise to mobilize the muscles and provide conditioning of the knee joint. Exercise is a necessary aspect of staying healthy and mobile. Adults are encouraged by the Centers for Disease Control to engage in […]

Sodium Hyaluronate Injections

Hyalgan, Supartz, Orthovisc, and Synvisc are viscosupplementation injections that contain sodium hyaluronate. These Injections are used to treat knee pain in patients that have osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints are worn down which can lead to pain, stiffness, or swelling in the affected joint. Patients who have not received relief from other […]

Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries

Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries There are a plethora of injuries that can occur while playing  sports. Certain body parts are more prone to injury depending on the sport. Below are the top 10 most common sport injuries: Knee Injuries – About 55% of sports injuries are knee injuries and about a quarter of […]

5 Ways your Knees are Taking a Hit

Every day, the mere act of physical movement places stress on your knees. The complexity of this joint, and the daily use it is put through, make it vulnerable to injury. It doesn’t matter whether you are an avid athlete or if your level of activity is more like a nightly walk around the neighborhood, […]

Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tears: What to do

There are several important ligaments that keep the knee functional and pain-free. The PCL, or posterior cruciate ligament, is responsible for maintaining the connection between the thigh and the shin bones. Like the other structures in your knee, this ligament can be injured. The concern with a torn PCL is that the symptoms may be […]

Genicular Nerve Blocks / Radiofrequency Ablation for Knee Pain

Genicular nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) are well recognized and common procedures to help alleviate knee pain. These procedures can be performed in hopes of preventing knee surgery. In addition, they can also be performed post knee surgery to provide relief from pain. These cutting edge procedures can help relieve pain in patients with […]