Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

What Is Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects joints throughout the body, including the knees. Commonly known as RA, it can cause pain and swelling in the joints and over time can erode the surrounding…

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Post-Traumatic Knee Arthritis

Post-Traumatic Knee Arthritis

Post-traumatic knee arthritis is a type of arthritis that can occur after trauma or injury in joints like the knees. It is also known as degenerative joint disease secondary to injury, or osteoarthritis, which is inflammation of the joints caused…

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Runners fear it, and even sitting too long at your cubicle can aggravate it. It’s called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), an abnormal tracking of the knee that can stress the knee joint and leads to a deterioration of cartilage. You…

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Managing Knee Pain

Managing Knee Pain

Your knees ache. Maybe they have for years and have gotten progressively worse from the wear and tear of osteoarthritis, or a recent injury is causing swelling and stiffness in your joints. If you have lived with pain long enough,…

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Dr. Martin Weighs In On Dr. Oz Controversy

Dr. Martin Weighs In On Dr. Oz Controversy

Gregory M. Martin, M.D., author of Education4Knees and founder of Systems4Knees, weighs in on the Dr. Oz controversy surrounding the professor of surgery at Columbia University and TV personality. Dr. Martin served under Dr. Oz in his cardiothoracic training at Columbia…

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Living With Knee Pain

Living With Knee Pain

The phrase “living with knee pain” can mean different things to different people. For some, it describes an uncomfortable and unsatisfying way of life, bitterly bearing the pain caused by arthritis. For others, it means adopting a lifestyle that helps…

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Ginger Salad Dressing

Ginger Salad Dressing

As we’ve mentioned before, ginger possesses several anti-inflammatory properties and benefits that can help to combat painful knees. To reduce inflammation, and its subsequent aches and pains, follow the recipe below. Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe Ingredients 4 tablespoons minced fresh…

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