Knee Pain

Runner on country road sitting down holding knee in pain

Runner’s Knee Treatments to Get You Moving Again

Active people can experience knee pain related to overuse, known as runner’s knee, which can keep them from exercising and enjoying the activities they love. At Reflex Knee Specialists, we offer non-surgical treatments to treat knee pain and its causes, including runner’s knee. With locations in Oregon, Washington, and Arizona, the team at Reflex Knee Specialists

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The Secrets of Stride: The Crucial Role of Foot and Ankle Biomechanics in Human Mobility

Renowned Foot and Ankle Expert Michael Martindale, PT, Joins Reflex Knee Specialists Portland, OR – In a groundbreaking move toward improving foot and ankle function, Reflex Knee Specialists proudly introduces Michael Martindale, PT, a seasoned expert with over four decades of experience, to their esteemed provider team. With a rich history of working in the

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Osteoarthritis: Tips on Self-Care Strategies for Knee Pain

    Taking care of yourself when you have knee osteoarthritis (OA) also means taking care of your knee pain. Trying treatments that you enjoy and that reduce knee pain can make your everyday care something to look forward to. Whether your goal is to reduce the amount of NSAID pain relievers you take (like Ibuprofen) or to keep your knees healthy

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No Knee Pain? Joint Damage Occurs Before Pain Begins

One aspect that makes knee osteoarthritis such a terrible disease is that in its earliest stages, this joint-destroying process usually causes no symptoms. By the time symptoms arise, irreversible structural damage has already occurred. Knee Osteoarthritis is an incurable disease that slowly destroys a joint over time.  The joint most commonly affected is the knee,

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Get the Facts About Over the Counter Pain Relievers

Over the counter pain relievers are fantastic for the occasional headache or injury. But because these medications are so readily available, it can be easy to overuse them.   Most are classified as NSAIDS – Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: They’re intended to relieve mild to moderate pain, lower fevers, and reduce inflammation or swelling. NSAIDS do this by

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All About Runners Knee

Healthy knees are easy to take for granted, but the second you injure them you realize how dramatically you rely on them to do just about everything from getting out of bed to driving the car. While some injuries are serious and may need professional medical attention, others can be healed through home remedies. This

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Why Are the Knees So Vulnerable to Chonic Injury and Pain?

Knees are brilliantly designed and amazingly functional. Why are the knees so vulnerable to injury?   There’s a fantastic article on Runner’s World about the design of the knee and its inherent vulnerabilities. It discusses the pounding our knees take every day, especially in runners or other athletes.   Here’s a small portion of the article:     I

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