Knee Problem News

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Article Title
7/16/2007
Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery

Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

7/1/2007
Amateur Basketball Players Court Disaster

Experts offer 'weekend warriors' tips on preventing injury

6/30/2007
Glucosamine Trials Show Little Benefit Against Arthritis

Results vary widely between trials, suggesting industry bias, experts say

2/20/2007
Bioengineered ACL Could Help Injured Knees

In rabbits, researchers used animal's cells to help grow new ligament

2/16/2007
Music Video Helps Knee Replacement Patients

Instruction, exercising to tunes boosted recovery time 59% on average, study says

1/31/2007
Exercise Has No Impact on Knee Osteoarthritis

Affected older people can safely keep active, study confirms

1/12/2007
Smoking May Play Role in Knee Osteoarthritis

Study suggests men, in particular, face cartilage loss, more severe pain

12/11/2006
Massage Eases Pain of Knee Arthritis

Osteoarthritis patients reported better flexibility, less pain, study finds

11/30/2006
Common Surgery Leaves Knee Weaker

Removal of meniscus impairs strength of quadriceps muscle, study finds

10/9/2006
Health Tip: Hear a Pop in Your Knee?

You may have torn an ACL

8/3/2006
Bone Marrow Lesions May Be Hereditary

Genetics play key role in severity and occurrence of this painful condition, study finds

6/6/2006
Strict Parenting Can Produce Overweight Kids

Study questions the clean-your-plate-or-else approach

3/24/2006
ACL Tears Bring Women Long-Term Bone Loss

Study found persistent deficits years after surgery

2/22/2006
Glucosamine, Chondroitin Not Much Help For Arthritic Knees

Study shows no benefit from the popular supplements, at least for milder cases

1/30/2006
Muscle Stem Cells Transformed Into Cartilage

Could be potential treatment for joint damage caused by arthritis, study suggests

1/20/2006
Health Tip: When Knee Cartilage is Torn Beyond Repair

A meniscal transplant may be the best option

11/22/2005
Health Tip: Are You a Candidate for Knee Replacement?

Signs that surgery may be the best option

10/28/2005
Moderate Exercise Helps With Knee Osteoarthritis

MRI scans found those who did showed improvements in joints

8/30/2005
Sulfur-Based Supplement May Fight Arthritis

In clinical trial, popular MSM lowered knee pain

7/28/2005
Knee Pain Can Point to Other Pain

And pain in more than one joint ups risk of depression, researchers say

7/27/2005
Weight Loss Takes Load Off Knees

Dieting might slow osteoarthritis of the joint, researchers say

7/7/2005
Antibiotic Slows Joint Damage in Knees

But it did not relieve pain of osteoarthritis, study found

5/17/2005
Health Tip: Treating Jumper's Knee

Answer may lie in strengthening thighs

4/29/2005
Extra Pounds Equate to Knee Damage

Cartilage tears and surgeries far more likely in overweight people

4/21/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Knee Pain

Try these suggestions

4/4/2005
'Moon-Walk' Chamber May Speed Orthopedic Rehab

It reduces weight on legs to a fraction of normal gravity

3/18/2005
Sports Ankle, Knee Braces Knocked

Teen athletes who use them end up with more injuries, study finds

3/7/2005
Joint Implants Can Weaken With Time

Researchers look for way to improve materials used

3/3/2005
Ligament Tears Raise Knee Arthritis Risk

ACL injury can cause trouble decades later, study suggests

2/28/2005
Common Procedures Do Help Injured Knees

Studies found cartilage repairs restored function, eased pain

2/9/2005
Health Tip: Treating Knee Pain

Find relief at home

12/16/2004
Scientists Developing Injectable Gel For Torn Cartilage

Researchers hope it will help injured athletes return to competition faster

12/2/2004
Misaligned Knees May Speed Up Osteoarthritis

Being moderately bowlegged, knock-kneed exacerbates effect of weight gain, study finds

11/19/2004
Acupuncture Helps Treat Knee Pain

Coupled with anti-inflammatory, it eases stiffness of osteoarthritis

11/17/2004
Birth Control Pills May Cut Risk of Knee Injuries

Study finds they improve stability of joints

11/4/2004
Osteoporosis Drugs Do Double Duty

Medications also slow progression of knee osteoarthritis

10/7/2004
Sports Injury Can Lead to Later Trouble

Knee ligament tear linked to early osteoarthritis in women

9/19/2004
Work Out That Joint Pain

Advice on when to stop exercising

9/12/2004
New Knees in Record Time

Minimally invasive surgery cuts recovery from replacement surgery

6/17/2004
Toll-Free Help for Bum Knees

Hotline July 2 to offer knee care advice

6/16/2004
Study Urges Sterilization of Donor Tissue

Shortcomings found after death of man who had knee surgery

4/6/2004
Squatting Can Cripple Knees

Prolonged periods of it a risk factor for osteoarthritis

12/8/2003
Protecting the Knees of Seniors

Study identifies factors that help avoid disability with osteoarthritis of key joint

11/3/2003
Arthritic Pain? So Long, Sucker

German study finds medicinal leeches relieve hurting knees

10/11/2003
Women: Bend, Don't Tear, the ACL

Doing so can cut your risk of injury

10/1/2003
Race, ZIP Code Predict Knee Procedure

Black men in some cities far less likely to have replacement

6/17/2003
Weak Knees

Women are more prone to knee injuries than men

5/30/2003
Basketball Injuries Bounce Back at You

Study finds knees, elbows, shoulders, hands and spine most susceptible

5/16/2003
Women's Knees Weaker in Certain Sports

They're eight times more likely than men to injure ligament when jumping or pivoting

1/28/2003
Glucosamine May Ease Knee Pain

Study finds it improves mobility; critics find flaws