Understanding Bursitis

July 25, 2018

Bursitis is a painful condition that impacts the small, fluid-filled sacs — called bursae (bur-SEE) — that cushion the tendons, bones, and muscles near your joints. Bursitis happens when bursae become swollen. The most frequent parts of the body for bursitis are in the elbow, shoulder, and hip. Buy, you can also have bursitis by your heel, knee, and on the base of your big toe. Bursitis often happens near…

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Knee Surgery Recovery: Stages & Rehab Timeframes

February 2, 2017

  If you have recently had knee surgery, the surgery and rehabilitation process play as critical role in helping you recuperate in getting back up to your normal daily routine of having an active lifestyle. It can support your efforts to heal from surgery quicker and significantly improved your chances of long-term success. It is imperative that you commit to a plan and push yourself to do as much as…

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Anatomy of the Knee

May 21, 2016

The knee is the largest joint in the body. It is a complicated joint that bears the entire weight and pressure loads of the body, all while providing flexible body movement. When we walk, the knees support 1.5 times the body weight at any given point, climbing stairs – the knee support 34 times the body weight. When you are squatting the knee is carrying nearly eight times. The knee…

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What is an Arthroplasty of the Knee (Replacement) Procedure

February 20, 2016

The Procedure overview: What is a knee replacement surgery A knee replacement surgery is called an arthroplasty. This is a surgical procedure that resurfaces a knee that has been damaged by arthritis. Typically within this procedure metal and plastic parts are used to cap the ends of the bones that form each knee joint, as well as the kneecap. The surgery may be considered for someone who has severe arteries…

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