How to Prevent Knee Pain When Hiking

How to Prevent Knee Pain When Hiking

Hiking is a popular way to stay active during the summer months – but it can also wreak havoc on your knees. Personally, I love to hike. I plan on conquering the Old Rag mountain this Fall again – and the very last thing I want is for knee pain to get in the way ofRead More…

Is it Safe to Push Through Pain?

Is it Safe to Push Through Pain?

“No pain no gain” is a common phrase we hear but is it accurate? Not always. And it’s important to know when it’s safe – and not safe – to “push” through your pain. While unpleasant – pain provides us with important information that when understood – can be extremely valuable. But first, what isRead More…

How Mary Avoided Unwanted Knee Replacement Surgery

How Mary Avoided Unwanted Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is a very good and successful option for those suffering from debilitating osteoarthritis in their knee. I’m not here to tell you that it isn’t. I’m here to tell you to proceed with caution – and do your research first. Not everyone’s knee pain is caused by debilitating osteoarthritis – even if your X-rayRead More…

3 Tips to Protect your Knees as you Age

3 Tips to Protect your Knees as you Age

Knee pain is the second most common musculoskeletal complaint behind back pain. It impacts one-third of all Americans at one time or another – and its prevalence has increased substantially over the last 20 years. These statistics indicate that it’s more important than ever to find ways to protect your knees as you age – especiallyRead More…

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery – Does It Even Work?

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery – Does It Even Work?

You might be aware of this already – but I have a weekly column in the Nextdoor Magazine- and while researching for my latest article – I came across an interesting study titled: “Arthroscopy for degenerative knees – a difficult habit to break”. Don’t worry… anything I write for the magazine I share with you hereRead More…

Page 1 of 3