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Knee Pain

Sitting All Day Can Make Everything Hurt, But There's A Way To Fix It

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Typically, when we think about enduring an injury, we imagine we have to do something -- and usually do it wrong -- to bring on the pain. But somet...

Rebuilding and Regenerating Damaged Knees: The Future Has Arrived!

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

If you grew up in the 1970s, you may remember the Six Million Dollar Man TV show with Steve Austin. The show began with a futuristic-type regeneration...

Longevity vs. Durability: Can You Have Both?

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

We've extended the warranty on the human heart, and people are living longer. We've improved care for skin, and people look better. But it's your frame that gets you where you need to go whenever you need to get there.

How to Reduce Knee Pain Without Surgery

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

If you have a minor injury that's causing you pain, take action to help it heal and use your injury as a stimulus to train other parts of your body. There's plenty you can do to speed your recovery and return as a fitter, faster and stronger athlete.

Meniscus Repair Helps Prevent Arthritis

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Repairing the arthritic cartilage and replacing the missing meniscus can keep you biologic and help you delay or avoid an artificial knee replacement. In our view, biology trumps bionics any day of the week.

Growing Pains vs. Cancer: Why You Should Take Your Kid's Knee Pain Seriously

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Osteosarcoma is a very malignant process. It spreads fast and can have severe consequences. While the management of osteosarcoma is improving, this cancer -- if not caught in time -- often requires radical intervention to save the child's life.

How Current Arthritis Treatment Fails Patients

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Why is it that are we still in the outdated "wait, rest, drugs, joint replacement" era? Here is the shocking data.

I Surrender!

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I'm trying to come to grips with certain truths about aging. Like maybe it's time to surrender and stop with all the euphemisms. Maybe it's time to stop living in denial and accept what is. And yet.

Yoga Poses That Can Hurt You

Michaelle Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michaelle Edwards

To be smart and safe in yoga, we need to consider postural alignment and natural joint function, rather than blindly following a list of "must-do" traditional poses and boot camp challenges.

The Joys of Knee Surgery

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

I can't really say there's anything stranger or less understandable than having your surgeon approach you minutes after you've woken up in the recovery room to tell you exactly what he just did to your completely immobilized naked body.

The Essential "Optional" Trekking Accessory

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

Packing guides will often list trekking poles as "optional," but they are lying to you. They are as important as a backpack, if not more -- after all, backpacks can't really double as lightsabers to aid in the settling of disputes.

Do Leg Extensions Have a Place in Your Workout?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Many gym veterans can recall how doctors and other healthcare providers maligned squats and recommended leg extensions. Squats were supposed to be "bad" for the knee and leg extensions were supposed to be "good" for the knee.

Knee Replacement Recovery: Get Ready for the 3 'Powerful P' Experiences

Martha Nelson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

The evening after knee replacement surgery, I was startled to see the size of my right leg. Having been sliced and diced, stitched and stapled, it was seemed as if I had gained ten pounds, all in that leg.

5 Tips to Avoid Knee-Replacement Surgery

Steven Sampson, D.O. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Sampson, D.O.

Once thought of a disease in the elderly, osteoarthritis is becoming more and more common in women and in younger patients. Here are five steps you can take to keep your knee joints healthy and avoid the knife.

8 Reasons Why I No Longer Jog

Linda Wolff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

I can't really remember when I gave it up, though I'm sure it was sometime in the 1900s. Back then, I didn't carry so much stuff when I ran. Now, I practically need a tool belt to hold the water bottle, iPhone, iPod and light snack for my daily, hour-long walk.

How To Avoid Common Knee Arthritis: Study

Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.27.2012 | Fifty

What might a channel-surfing couch potato have in common with marathon-running exercise fanatic? Both individuals are at risk for knee osteoarthritis,...

Gadgets That Can Help Older Golfers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 09.30.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior: Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help senior golfers? My 78-year-old dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes griping the club difficult. He also has a hard time bending over to tee up or retrieve the ball. Is there anything out there that can help?

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.

Pain In The Knee? Here's Some Advice

Posted 01.29.2012 | Fifty

Close to two-thirds of post 50 women experience knee pain according to the American College of Rheumatology. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on some cau...

What Achy Knees Can Teach Us About Life

Enid Borden | Posted 03.12.2012 | Fifty
Enid Borden

I know that by the Year 2045, there will be more adults on this earth than children. This phenomenon will be a first in the history of the world. In fact, all of civilization is getting older. We are it. We are the generation of now. The generation of older Americans.

How To Prevent (And Relieve) Knee Wear And Tear

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's no wonder that by the time you reach age 60, chances are good you will have developed osteoarthritis of the knee, a sometimes-painful condition caused by wear and tear to the knee joint.

How to Prevent Nighttime Injury and Get More Restful Sleep

Abby Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abby Sims

Avoid lying on your stomach. If you are a stomach sleeper, it is likely that you will eventually complain of some neck pain because your neck will be rotated to the end of its available range.

Meniscal Tears -- A Common Cause of Knee Pain

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Meniscal tears in young athletes can either be repaired or trimmed, but determining which is best is a complex decision-making process.

Blog Castor Oil for Knee and Muscle Pain

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Castor oil packs boost the body's defense statues since lymphocytes defend the by forming antibodies against pathogens and their toxins.

Treating and Avoiding a Common Condition in Runners

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

As running season quickly approaches, a number of runners may find themselves feeling pain in one of their hips following frequent training or exercise regimens. The pain is often caused by a common injury in runners called iliotibial band syndrome.