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  • Viscosupplementation for the Knee

    Introduction The human knee will bend an average of 1 million times in one year. To aid in all that movement, the knee is filled with a substance called synovial fluid. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber to cushion the knee joint

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Knee

    If you are showing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in the knee, you may first notice a swelling around and below the knee joint. The knee joint may be stiff in the morning due to lack of movement when sleeping, but may get better with activity throughout

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  • Diagnosis of Arthritis of the Knee

    The diagnosis of a degenerative knee starts with a complete history and physical examination by your doctor. He will ask about any other medical conditions and surgical conditions. X-rays will be required to determine the extent of the degenerative process

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  • Is Knee Arthritis Affecting Your Mobility?

    The osteoarthritis (OA) in your knees may have affected your ability to move freely more than you realize. To check your mobility, try the movements below that demonstrate everyday activities. Pay close attention to how easy or difficult

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  • Injections to Treat Knee Pain Caused by Arthritis

    If your knee pain is severe, your physician may elect to inject preparations for the treatment of knee pain directly into your arthritic knee. Knee injections may take several forms: Corticosteroid Injection Corticosteroids, also known as glucocorticoids

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  • How a Healthy Knee Functions

    The healthy knee joint is formed by the top of the shinbone called the tibia and the bottom of the thighbone, or femur. Your kneecap is called the patella. Cartilage provides padding between the bones and helps assure an effortless, smooth gliding movement

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  • Causes of Arthritis of the Knee

    There are many conditions that can result in degeneration of the knee joint. Osteoarthritis is the most common reason that patients need to undergo knee replacement surgery. This condition is commonly referred to as “wear and tear arthritis.”

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  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement: New Techniques for Total Hip Replacement May Help Reduce Recovery Time

    People suffering from arthritis of the hip must alter their daily activities to deal with pain. Many people find relief in medicines, exercises, and weight-management programs. However, many patients have intense pain that keeps them from enjoying life

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  • Avascular Necrosis

    Introduction Bones are living tissue relying on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive. Most living tissues have blood vessels that come from many directions into the tissue. If one blood vessel is damaged, it may not cause problems.

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  • Hamstring Injuries

    Introduction Hamstring is the common name for the big group of muscles and tendons in the back of your thigh. These powerful muscles are often injured, especially by athletes. Though hamstring injuries can be very painful, they will usually heal

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