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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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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