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The Best Knee-Strengthening Exercises

Knee arthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knees. It happens when the protective cushioning in the knee joint wears down over time. This can lead to discomfort, stiffness, and limited knee movement. The good news is that there are exercises you can do to help keep your knees healthy and prevent...
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Runners Knee Exercises To Alleviate Pain

Runner’s knee, a condition also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is frustrating and common for avid runners. Runner’s knee can hinder your training and bring your passion for running to a screeching halt. In this in-depth guide, we’ll dive deeper into the mechanics of runner’s knee, explore several factors that contribute to it. We’ll also...
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Knee Exercises and More for Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, making it difficult to perform everyday activities. One area that is commonly affected by arthritis is the knee. Fortunately, some exercises can help alleviate knee arthritis and improve joint function. In this article, we will explore...
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Managing Pain Behind the Knee

Knee pain is a common problem that many people experience. It can affect anyone, regardless of their age. However, for those increasing in age, dealing with knee pain can be especially challenging. One specific type of knee pain that we all might face as we get older is pain behind the knee. This type of...
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Unique & Helpful Osteoarthritis Knee Exercises

Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is a common ailment that often affects the knees. It leads to a breakdown of the protective cartilage in the knee joint, causing pain, stiffness, and a reduction in mobility. Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, various exercises can effectively manage its symptoms and enhance one’s quality of life....
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The Best Stretches for Knee Arthritis

Stretching exercises are really helpful for people who have knee arthritis. When you stretch, it can make your knee joint move more easily and become more flexible. This can bring some relief from the pain and discomfort caused by arthritis. Not only that, but stretching also helps keep your joints healthy overall. So, if you...
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Understanding Early Signs of Knee Arthritis

Play Arthritis is a health condition that affects many people worldwide, with one common form being Osteoarthritis (OA). This type often impacts the knees and can cause problems for over 30 million individuals. OA occurs when the vital cartilage in the joints wears away, leading to bones rubbing against each other. It’s crucial to notice...
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What is Comorbidity?

What is Comorbidity? Health Challenges Interdependence Nuances If you have Osteoarthritis, you may also have…“Comorbidity,” which refers to the existence of more than one disease or chronic condition in a single patient at a moment. Also known as “multi-morbidities,” as many as 25% of Americans live with two or more chronic conditions. Osteoarthritis (OA) doubles...
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Why Do You Have Pain on the Inside of Your Knee?

Have you ever experienced that nagging pain on the inside of your knee, making you wince with every step? It’s a common woe that many of us face, and understanding the why and how behind it is the first step to finding relief. In this comprehensive exploration, we’ll delve into the intricacies of pain on...
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Understanding and Alleviating Back of Knee Pain: Your Guide to Relief

Having pain in the back of your knee can be a big problem that really gets in the way of your daily activities. It may be a constant ache or a sudden sharp pain. Figuring out why it’s happening and finding ways to make it feel better is really important. The back of the knee...
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Understanding and Managing Front of Knee Pain

What Is Front of Knee Pain? Front knee pain, or anterior knee pain, is a condition that can affect individuals of all ages and activity levels. This discomfort is located at the front of the knee, specifically around the patella or kneecap. This type of knee pain can vary in intensity, from a mild ache...
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Knee Pain Symptom Checker: Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Knee Discomfort

Knee pain can be a big detriment in your daily life, affecting everything from walking to enjoying your favorite activities. It’s a common issue, but it’s essential to figure out what’s causing it to find the right treatment. That’s where our knee pain symptom checker comes in – a helpful tool designed to assist you...
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Understanding Knee Pain: A Location Chart

Knee pain can be a common complaint and can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. It can arise from various causes, such as injury, arthritis, overuse, or underlying medical conditions. To effectively manage knee pain, it is essential to understand the specific location and possible causes. This blog aims to provide insights into knee...
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Understanding and Alleviating Pain on the Outside of Your Knee

Have you ever experienced a nagging pain on the outside of your knee that just won’t seem to go away? You’re not alone. Pain on the outside of the knee is a common issue that can affect people of all ages and activity levels. Whether you’re an avid runner, a weekend warrior, or just someone...
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6 Exercises for Arthritic Knees

Image-guided injections of viscosupplementation go a long way to relieve knee arthritis pain and stiff joints, but they are even more effective if coupled with exercises that strengthen the muscles in the knee. Strong muscles not only support the weak joint and make the knee more stable, but they also help to absorb the stress placed...
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Solutions for Knee Pain When Straightening the Leg

Knee pain is a really tough problem that can make it hard for a lot of people to do things. One common complaint is knee pain when straightening your leg or legs. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide to understanding the causes, symptoms, and solutions for knee pain when straightening the leg. Related...
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How to Manage Knee Pain When Running

Running is a very common way for people to exercise, and it has a lot of benefits for your health. Unfortunately, many runners end up having pain in their knees at some point while they are training. It’s important to know why this happens and what we can do to avoid it or make it...
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How to Manage Knee Pain When Walking

Knee pain is something that a lot of people experience, and it can really have a big impact on how you live your life, especially when it comes to walking. So, in order to effectively manage your knee pain, it’s really important to know what causes it and what the symptoms are. That way, you...
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How to Manage Knee Pain When Bending

Having knee pain when you bend your knee can really get in the way of doing everyday things and enjoying life. It doesn’t matter if the pain is really strong or just a dull ache, or if it happens all the time or only sometimes. What’s important is to know why your knee hurts and...
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How to Manage Knee Pain When Squatting

Experiencing knee pain while squatting is a common issue that many people deal with daily. Whether you are working out on a regular basis or just doing simple tasks, it’s crucial to understand the potential causes of this discomfort and learn how to manage the pain effectively to prevent further injury. This article will guide...
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9 Natural Remedies for Arthritis

Play Arthritis, whether due to age or injury, is an extremely painful disease. The image-guided injections of viscosupplementation offered by Arthritis Knee Pain Centers are exceptionally successful in relieving the pain and stiff joints associated with arthritis, especially when coupled with some natural lifestyle changes. It can be a daily struggle to manage the pain and stiffness...
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Managing Different Types of Knee Pain

Play Managing Your Knee Pain Knee pain can be debilitating, affecting your daily activities and overall quality of life. Whether it’s caused by an injury, arthritis, or overuse, finding relief is crucial. In this article, we will explore different types of knee pain and valuable tips to help you alleviate knee pain and regain your...
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5 Answers to “Why I Am Not Losing Weight?”

Why is weight loss important for knee pain relief? We’re in the business of helping people with their knee pain, and as you can imagine, body weight comes up frequently in discussions as we consult with our patients. Patients often ask us, “Why am I not losing weight?” We’ll dive into various reasons why you...
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Superfoods to Promote Bone Density

Bone health is important when discussing osteoarthritis (OA) and its adverse effects. When bones become weaker and more brittle, they are at a higher risk of injury and fracture. This is especially dangerous for those already experiencing inflammation near the joints and their surrounding tissue due to OA. When someone is dealing with both reduced...
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8 Healthy Snacks to Minimize Osteoarthritis Flare-up Symptoms

If you or a loved one are seeking ways to ease discomfort from Osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve curated a list of eight healthy snacks that not only taste great but can also help manage and alleviate osteoarthritis flare-ups. By inserting these nourishing treats into your daily diet, you can...
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Arthritis Knee Pain Centers Foundation Supporting Local Food Banks

Arthritis Knee Pain Centers (AKPC) is proud to announce the launch of the AKPC Foundation. The foundation was developed to lead Arthritis Knee Pain Centers’ philanthropic efforts through the financial support of established programs benefitting worthy causes, and through our employee’s volunteer efforts at altruistic community events. “Our medical practices have always worked hard to...
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Managing Osteoarthritis During the Winter

When winter arrives and temperatures plummet, your joint pain may worsen. At Arthritis Knee Pain Centers®, we understand that osteoarthritis can be difficult to manage on a good day. But with a dramatic change in weather, it may feel unbearable, resulting in increased joint pain, swelling, fatigue, and muscle stiffness. If you feel like the...
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Arthritis and Sugar, Good or Bad?

Regardless of the time of year, there will be many sugary temptations that will be tough to resist! You might be asking yourself— is it really that bad if I binge on some sweets this year? At Arthritis Knee Pain Centers®, we’re all about moderation. Overindulgence is never a good thing, and there are plenty...
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What Is Osteoarthritis And Who Gets It?

Osteoarthritis, commonly referred to as OA, is a degenerative condition that occurs when the cartilage in the knee joint wears down over time. Osteoarthritis can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the knee. Osteoarthritis of the knee may sound scary, but with Arthritis Knee Pain Centers® as a part of your medical team, it doesn’t...
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5 Things to Focus on Every Year

While setting goals can occur any time of year, something is encouraging about starting a new year with new goals and a refreshed sense of motivation. If you’re still thinking up resolutions for this year, why not prioritize your health and wellness? Here are five healthy resolutions for the new year. Get more exercise This...
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Living with Chronic Knee Pain. Managing Depression and Anxiety

Knee pain can keep you from doing the things you love, like a favorite sport or activity. It can also make everyday tasks more difficult and can even make it hard to spend time with friends and family. People who deal with limited mobility and knee pain, such as that caused by knee osteoarthritis, may...
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Top 5 Ways to Add Movement to Your Day When You Have Knee Pain

Dealing with knee pain can be a struggle, especially when it keeps you from everyday activities. While it can be easy to stay relatively sedentary, exercise is great for your physical and mental health, and even adding a little movement to your day can be beneficial. Fortunately, there are simple changes you can make to...
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How Arthritis Knee Pain Centers® Can Help Your Knee Pain

Play Osteoarthritis affects more than 32 million adults in the U.S. If you’re one of them, you know how debilitating the pain can be. Osteoarthritis of the knee can prevent you from enjoying life’s everyday activities. Fortunately, there’s a solution that doesn’t require surgery or opioids. At Arthritis Knee Pain Centers®, we can ease your...
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Managing Your Knee Pain

Play Osteoarthritis can be difficult to deal with, and the knee pain it causes can make it harder to do your favorite activities – or even everyday tasks. While the knee pain can be debilitating, many people are hesitant to take painkillers over the fear of addiction. Luckily, medication isn’t the only solution. Here’s a...
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Low Impact Ways to Move Your Body

If you’re struggling with knee pain, you might hesitate to exercise. But did you know that exercise has numerous advantages? It can help lower your chances of developing conditions like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and anxiety. So, even if knee pain and stiffness make it difficult to move around, it’s worth considering low-impact exercises...
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Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives For Arthritis Sufferers

At Arthritis Knee Pain Centers, we’re all about helping you get back to your life. For us, that means providing innovative knee pain relief therapy. We also know that this is just one aspect of your overall health and wellness – the food you eat also plays a big role in your physical health and...
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