knee pain Archive

Chiropractic Effective for Osteoarthritic Knee Pain

As we age, our knees begin to show signs of wear and tear, and studies show that an increasing number of middle-aged people are seeking total knee-replacement surgery. While there have been improvements in the surgical techniques,

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

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

Obesity: Driving Surge in Knee Replacements

Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows. Rising rates of obesity among people younger than 65 may be the main reason for the rapidly increasing number of knee

Weight loss tied to knee arthritis benefits

Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a new U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain and functioning all improved more among people who

Arthritis: Benefitted with Exercise and Diet

Being overweight can be tough on the joints, so researchers wanted to know what would help more, diet, exercise or a combination of both. They recruited 454 overweight or obese adults with knee osteoarthritis for their study. Osteoarthritis

Weight Loss & Exercise: Benefits Knee Arthritis

Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain and functioning all improved more among people who cut back

Marathon Runner’s Knee Healed by Chiropractor

Knee pain can be the result of a wide variety of underlying causes. One such cause of knee pain that is often overlooked as even a possibility is entrapment of the saphenous nerve. The saphenous nerve is