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  • Knee pain not associated with daily walking levels in people with knee osteoarthritis

    Source: News Medical

    The results suggest that alleviating pain is not likely to increase physical activity levels in people with knee osteoarthritis. Although managing pain is an important goal, strategies to increase physical activity should focus on overcoming potentially more crucial barriers, such as lack of knowledge, motivation, and overall sedentary lifestyle.

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  • What makes joints pop and crack and is it a sign of disease?

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Joints emit a variety of noises, including popping, snapping, catching, clicking, grinding, grating and clunking. The technical term for these noises is "crepitus", from the Latin "to rattle".

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  • Knee Pain: How to Prevent It

    Source: HealthDay

    More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain results in more than 12 million visits to a doctor's office a year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  • Osteoporosis Basics

    Source: Health Day

    Osteoporosis is a thinning and weakening of the bones that strikes many women after menopause, as well as some older men. The disease makes your bones much more likely to break or fracture if you fall down or suffer an injury which otherwise would have been minor.

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  • Understanding and Treating Knee Contusions

    Source: Healthline

    A contusion is the medical term for bruise, where a damaged blood vessel or capillary leaks blood into the area surrounding an injury.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Orthopaedic Association