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Category Archives: Joint fluid therapy

5 Types of Knee Pain NOT Caused by Arthritis

Your knees are an essential part of your life. Whether playing sports or just walking around the grocery store, your knees help keep you moving. It’s no surprise, that knee pain can very quickly affect your daily routine. According to the Cleveland Clinic, around 18 million people a year seek treatment from a physician or […]

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Skip Arthroscopic Surgery

An international panel of experts has strongly recommended against arthroscopic surgery for nearly everyone with ‘degenerative knee disease.’ The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 5.7 million visits to the doctor each year are due to knee pain. Arthroscopic knee surgery for osteoarthritis is the most common orthopedic procedure performed. Per […]

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Knee Pain in the Workplace

Pain. We have all experienced it. Although pain is a normal part of life, when it becomes debilitating, it not only makes your job more difficult, it also impacts activities of daily living and can take a toll that goes far beyond joint pain. Causes of Knee Pain Office environments can be harder on the […]

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Benefits of Massage for Arthritis

Living with Arthritis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than 27 million American adults have received an osteoarthritis diagnosis. Since osteoarthritis is a growing problem, it is important that massage therapists know the benefits of touch for their clients who suffer with pain from this disease. Osteoarthritis is a painful joint […]

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Does Knee Replacement Surgery Improve Quality of Life?

The annual rate of total knee replacement surgery (TKR) has nearly doubled in the last two decades, especially in middle-aged patients. One of the reasons for this increase has been allowing patients with less severe symptoms of knee arthritis to undergo surgery.   Studies Show Knee Replacement Does Not Significantly Improve Quality of Life A […]

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Knee Replacement Surgery: Need to Know

Promising new treatments for knee osteoarthritis (OA) and acute injuries such as meniscal tears are in progress. Researchers are closer than ever to finding the way to regrow cartilage and tissue. But while extensive clinical trials are still underway, regenerative treatments are considered experimental by the FDA which means knee replacement surgery might seem like their best option for […]

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Taking the First Steps: Life and Language of OA Part II

Although the pain of osteoarthritis (OA) had not yet shown up in her knees, Dr. Lawson was quick to see the benefits her patients were having through treatments at Reflex. She learned about the studies behind Hyaluronic Acid injections and supplements like Fish Oil and their benefits in treating inflammation, the driving force behind OA, […]

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Why do You have Knee Pain at Night?

If you’re experiencing knee pain at night, this is a common symptom, and may be a sign, of osteoarthritis (OA). Activity throughout the day can cause knees with any level of degeneration to tire and inflammation to increase, causing pain at the end of the day. If this pain keeps you from getting quality sleep […]

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