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  • What to know about knee joint pain

    Common causes of knee joint pain may include overuse, arthritis, and injury. A person may manage symptoms with anti-inflammatory medications or adopt some lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a moderate weight to reduce stress on knees or doing certain low impact exercises.

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  • Knee Pain: Nerve Block Injections May Help With Osteoarthritis

    Researchers say people with knee osteoarthritis appear to get some short-term pain relief after receiving injections of genicular nerve blocks. They said people who received the injections reported significant pain relief eight weeks after the treatment.

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  • 8 IT Band Stretches and Exercises to Help Relieve Outer Knee Pain

    There’s nothing fun about that stabbing pain outside your knee caused by iliotibial band syndrome. The good news though? Doing IT band stretches and strengthening exercises can provide much-needed relief.

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  • Glute force: Why big, strong bum muscles matter for your overall health

    Forget about how they look; what about what they do? Why is having big, strong glutes important for your body to function well? These muscles work together with your brain to generate a lot of power to hold your body up as gravity tries to pull it down.

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  • It doesn't take much weight gain to raise odds for knee trouble

    A person doesn't have to pack on very many extra pounds before their risk of needing a knee replacement increases substantially, a new evidence review has found.

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  • Orthopedic surgery patients do fine without opioid painkillers, according to new study

    Patients can recover from orthopedic surgery just as well without using opioid-based painkillers, says a McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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  • New trial to ease knee pain in school kids

    One in four adolescents experience pain in their kneecaps that, if left untreated, can continue into adulthood, leading to reduced physical activity and quality of life. With research highlighting the need for early intervention, a new trial from Deakin University's Center for Sport Research is exploring whether changing the type of school shoes kids wear could be part of the solution.

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  • Walking Can Reduce Knee Pain for People Who Have Arthiritis

    According to a recent study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology and conducted by Baylor College of Medicine researchers, walking may help people age 50 and older who have knee osteoarthritis, the most prevalent kind of arthritis, reduce frequent pain. Additionally, the study’s results suggest that walking for exercise might be a successful treatment for reducing joint deterioration.

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  • Can supplements or diet reduce symptoms of arthritis? Here`s what the evidence says

    It is not surprising some people want to try different diets, supplements or therapies to see if they alleviate symptoms or help them gain a sense of control over their condition. So what does the evidence say about supplements?

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  • 13 Hip Stretches To Add To Your Workout Routine

    If you feel like your back has gone out, you may have your hips to blame. Tight hip flexors affect your lumbar spine, contributing to your risk of lower back pain.

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