Joint, Hip, & Knee Pain Archive

Chiropractic for Sports-related Elbow Pain

A new study demonstrates how chiropractic care provided significant pain relief for a basketball player with an elbow injury. The case study, published in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, involved a 41-year old man who had

Back Pain May Make Knee Problems Worse, Study Suggests

If you’ve got knee pain with an occasional aching back, recent research suggests you may want to take care of that back pain sooner rather than later. A new study found that patients with back pain undergoing

More Young People with Hip Pain

Hip pain is becoming a growing concern among younger and middle-aged patients, especially in teen athletes and weekend warriors. Pain specialists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say they are seeing an increasing number of patients,

Avocado: Good for Your Waistline and Your Joints

New research suggests that not only is avocado tasty, it may help to trim your waistline and aide in arthritis management. In a new study, researchers found patients with arthritis who used supplements of avocado and soybean

Chiropractic Patients Have Better Knees

 Chiropractic care and massage therapy was tied to better knee function in patients with knee osteoarthritis in a recent study. The prevalence of arthritis is growing by nearly 1 million every year, according to a CDC report. An

Exercise Prevents Need for Hip Surgery

Exercise therapy could prevent the need for total hip replacement surgery, according to a new study. In patients with hip osteoarthritis, an educational and exercise program resulted in a 44% decrease in the need for surgery compared to

Laser Therapy Soothes Shoulder Impingement

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of laser therapy for shoulder impingement syndrome. Researchers compared the effects of low laser therapy to ultrasound therapy for treating subacromial impingement syndrome, sometimes called shoulder impingement syndrome, swimmer’s shoulder or thrower’s shoulder.

Total Joint Replacement: Questions Patients Should Ask Their Doctor

The goal of orthopaedic treatment is to relieve pain and restore function. In planning your treatment, your doctor will consider many things, including your age, activity level, and general health. If nonsurgical treatment methods, such as medication,