Should You Have Joint Replacement Surgery?

Should You Have Joint Replacement Surgery?

If you have severe joint pain, you know it can become so bothersome that it forces you to stop moving and enjoying your usual activities. Or, perhaps the pain is so unbearable that you’ve considered joint replacement surgery. If you are struggling with the thought of...
Living with Knee Pain

Living with Knee Pain

If you’re dealing with knee pain, your knee may be stiff, swollen, weak or make popping noises. It can feel like one bone is grinding on another bone, or it may only hurt when you move or twist it in a certain way. The fact is, dealing with knee pain isn’t a...
Non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis

Non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis

If your joints are stiff, especially first thing when you get up in the morning or after sitting for a while, you may have osteoarthritis. This is a degenerative joint disease which is very common—over 27 million people in the U.S. alone have it. Osteoarthritis, or...
Most Common Causes of Knee Pain

Most Common Causes of Knee Pain

Knee pain is very common and, for some people, the pain limits day-to-day activities. For others, it’s just an annoyance. The pain can be in many places and can be caused by a number of different things. Ligaments The ligaments connect the lower leg bone to the thigh...