How Weight Gain Could Be Causing You Knee Pain
Stress on your knees from weight gain can cause you to suffer from chronic knee pain. Knee pain most likely affects those who are overweight. The extra pounds that you put on your knee can cause complications, but there something you can do about it. Losing weight can help you to prevent chronic knee pain. Weight loss can help take away some of the pressure that is put on your knees from weight gain. Relieving the Pain It is very important for your body to remain at a healthy
Stop Knee Pain After A Car Accident
A knee injury can happen for a number of reasons when there is direct impact from an object. When a car accident occurs, the knee is can be injured by the impact of the steering wheel hitting the knee. Another way a knee injury can occur is by the driver or passenger hitting their knee cap on the dashboard. It normally happens during a head on collision and it is referred to as a patella injury. While these are typical injuries, other types of knee injuries from car accidents
Is Knee Pain Keeping You from Enjoying Sports?
You’re excited about playing your favorite sport with your friends and family. All of a sudden, your knee starts to bother you again. Just because your knee only hurts occasionally does not mean that you are having simple acute pain. Dealing with knee pain for years at a time is actually chronic pain. Returning to your "at home" pain relief routine is most likely what you may decide to do. Months of over the counter medicine, a cold compress such as ice and maybe even a muscl
4 Ways to Put an End to Knee Pain
Underlying conditions such as arthritis are not always the cause of knee pain. The knee is the largest joint in the human body. Did you know that your knee also carries most of your body weight? Knee pain is can be caused by injuries and repeated overuse. Other medical conditions such as a torn cartilage can be the cause of knee pain. No matter what the reason for the knee pain, finding relief is the only goal for most. While there are many reasons for knee pain, there are mu
A New Way To Think About Knee Pain
The femur, tibia,fibula and patella. You might be thinking 'what are these words?' and 'what do they have in common?'. These are all components of the knee. The patella is actually your knee cap. It also protects your knee joint and is made up of hyaline cartilage. Cartilage in your knee is important for knee movement. Your thigh bone is called the femur and the tibia and fibula are the shine bones. Did you know that knee problems develop over time? Most people think that th
Post Op Knee Pain
Have you had a knee replacement recently? Complete recovery from knee replacement surgery can be difficult if not approached the right way. Each of the precautions and exercises given after surgery is there for a reason. Short Term Recovery Short term recovery is key initial phase of healing. It is also the most painful phase, but medications can make the pain manageable. During short term recovery, your role is crucial. The good news is that most patients notice vast improve
Got Pain? Look to the feet.
Delaware Injury Care is excited to announce it is the first in the region to acquire the revolutionary Foot Levelers Kiosk. This game-changing technology is a powerful tool in scanning patients for foot imbalances which can contribute to pain throughout the body. How Does It Work? Highly detailed scans captured at the Kiosk offer an immersive educational and diagnostic experience. They can also be used to build custom made orthotics. Research shows that foot problems can cont
Knee Pain - ACL Injury
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear is one of the more common knee injuries. Soccer, football and basketball players have higher risk for this type of injury. Causes: 1) Sudden stopping 2) Changing direction quickly 3) A collision 4) Landing improperly from a jump 5) Decreasing speed while running Symptoms 1) Your knee may give out 2) You may hear a popping noise 3) Pain 4) Swelling 5) Lost range of motion 6) Discomfort while walking Nonsurgical Treatment - Bracin