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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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

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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Living With Knee Pain And How To Manage 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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Meniscal Tears – What Are They, What Causes Them, And How Are They Treated?

Meniscal Tears

Within the complex system of the knee, there are many working parts. It’s only when one part stops working that you truly understand how dependent they are on one another. A prime example is the meniscus, which is a crescent-shaped…

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Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) In The Knees

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD), also known as Osteoarthritis, is a condition that occurs when the cartilage in the joint breaks down and the bones rub against each other. It is the most common form of arthritis, affecting more than 27…

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