Knee Health


A Guide on How to Return to Cycling After Knee Replacement Knee Health

If you have had a knee replacement, or you are waiting for knee replacement, you will already know that this is something that can have a major impact on your life. After knee replacement surgery, you will find yourself debilitated for some time and the activities that you used to enjoy may no longer be viable, at least for a while. Knee replacement recovery can...

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Pain behind the knee: causes and treatments Knee Health

Posterior knee pain, ie pain behind the knee, can greatly limit your mobility due to the pain and swelling it causes. In this article we look at the most common causes — and treatments –for knee pain – so if you suffer pain at the back of your knee then hopefully we can help you identify the problem, and thereby set you on the road...

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How to find footwear that provides good knee support Knee Health

If you suffer from knee pain, choosing proper shoes for knee pain that provides good knee support is essential. Read on below to discover how to find good support shoes and knee-friendly footwear. First, though, why is it so important to choose appropriate footwear so far your knees are concerned? Well, the type of shoes that your wear affects the load placed on your knee...

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Exercises Before Knee Replacement: Help with Walker or Crutch Use Knee Health

Doing exercises before your knee replacement can help speed your recovery. These exercises build upper body strength. This can help you when you’re using a walker or crutches to get around after surgery. Your physical therapist (PT) or surgeon may advise you to use weights to make the exercises more effective. Follow your healthcare provider’s instructions. *Stop any exercise that causes sharp or increased knee pain, dizziness,...

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A Guide on How to Return to Cycling After Knee Replacement Knee Health

If you have had a knee replacement, or you are waiting for knee replacement, you will already know that this is something that can have a major impact on your life. After knee replacement surgery, you will find yourself debilitated for some time and the activities that you used to enjoy may no longer be viable, at least for a while. Knee replacement recovery can...

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How to Treat a Swollen Knee Knee Health

There are a number of factors that can cause swollen knees. This could be anything from a fall or injury through pulled muscles, conditions such as arthritis, water on the knee, and more. Whatever the cause, having a noticeably swollen knee can be very debilitating and painful, which is why you need to familiarize yourself with the steps to take in order to treat it....

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How to lessen knee strain in your day to day life Knee Health

Your knees are one of the most important joints in your body, enabling you to run, walk, dance, sit, stand and more. However, they are also one of the most vulnerable to strain and injury – no surprise, really, given the loads they have to bear each and every day (they support your body’s entire weight)! Fortunately, there are many ways you can lessen knee...

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Fun facts about animal knees Knee Health

Have you ever thought about how many knees does your dog have? Or any other four-legged animal? Animal kingdom is mesmerizing in all aspects and anatomy is no exception. Knees play a major part for any animal’s mobility but they can be quite different from human knees as well. Here are some fun and fascinating facts about animal knees that you might not have heard...

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4 interesting facts about knees Knee Health

Though the biggest joints in our bodies, knees are often forgotten – until they start causing some pain. Knees have a central role to play in our mobility and they carry heavy strain every single day, but how much do we really know about these essential joints? Here are 4 interesting facts that you might not have heard about knees before. The knee is the...

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My knees crack when bending. Should I be worried? Knee Health

If you have ever experienced any knee-noises like crackling, clicking or popping you might have wondered whether it is a sign of something being wrong with your knees or if you shouldn’t worry about it at all. There are several reasons behind this sensation and we are breaking down the background of these somewhat annoying sounds. The medical term describing these crunching feelings is crepitus...

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