5 Important Questions To Ask Before Considering Knee Replacement Surgery

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Americans undergo about 600,000 knee replacements annually. This popular procedure increased nearly 100% from 2000-2010, but many...

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Am I Too Young for Knee Replacement Surgery?

This blog post was updated for content on September 8, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. Knee replacement surgery is not a permanent cure. Typically, the new metal joint...

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To Replace or Not To Replace: Are Non-Surgical Knee Pain Treatments The Answer?

This blog post was updated for content on August 24, 2020. Existing comments have not been removed or edited. Every year, more than 600,000 people undergo total knee replacement surgery in the...

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What is a Knee Replacement?

If you’re familiar with osteoarthritis, or chronic knee pain, chances are you’ve heard of the dreaded knee replacement before. But, rarely do we hear about what this procedure actually consists...

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What Happens When Knee Cartilage Is Damaged

The content of this blog post was updated on June 30, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. Basics on cartilage Cartilage is a durable, adaptable connective tissue that...

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Treatment Options for Joint Pain during COVID-19

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many typically scheduled activities have been either cancelled or postponed indefinitely. Although many areas are already entering Phase Two (where many...

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Osteoarthritis Exercises for Knee Pain

This blog post was updated on June 1, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. More than 10 million Americans have osteoarthritis of the knee — and for many of them, the last thing...

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Does Running Increase the Risk Of Knee Osteoarthritis?

This blog post was updated on May 26, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. If you like to run, you may worry that it could contribute to osteoarthritis (OA) by wearing down the...

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The Stages of Osteoarthritis

This blog post was updated on May 19, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequently diagnosed type of arthritis, with more than 27 million...

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The Dangers of Knee Replacement Surgery

This blog post was updated on May 11, 2020. Previous comments have not been removed or edited.

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