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How to Protect Your Knee to Help Avoid Cartilage Loss and Meniscal Tears

Michael Zazzali | Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

Meniscal tears can occur from pivoting/cutting over a fixed foot during an athletic event such as soccer or rugby or from trauma such as landing on a flexed or bent knee.

Need A New Nose? Print It!

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

Are you an athlete with a crummy joint? Accident victim needing a new nose? In the future, making more cartilage for these body parts may be as simple...

When 'Strengthen Your Quads' Is Bad Advice for Beating Knee Pain

Richard Bedard | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Bedard

I was a journalist living in Hong Kong when I developed knee pain from riding my road bicycle too hard in the city's low mountains. I damaged the cartilage in the joints, and both knees constantly burned while I sat at a desk during 10-hour workdays. Over time, they got worse.