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Drugstore Solution Prevents Deadly Blood Clots After Knee Surgery

Heparin, warfarin and other anticoagulants are usually prescribed to prevent blood clots after knee-replacement surgery. This OTC choice is safer, cheaper.

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Knee Pain: 7 Things You’re Doing That Make It Worse, Not Better

You could be the cause of your knee pain without realizing it. Avoid these mistakes to keep your knees healthy.

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The Best Way to Recover from Total Knee Replacement

Every year, more than 700,000 Americans get a new knee (or two)—a number that's expected to rise to 3.5 million…

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Beat Knee Pain Without Surgery

This strategy is just as effective…and much safer… Do you wince when you walk, kneel, squat or climb stairs? If…

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Question: I’ve Got Knee Arthritis But I Want to Stay Active. I Keep Seeing Ads for Compression Braces and Sleeves. Do They Work?

Answer: I sometimes tell patients to apply any kind of sleeve or brace because it has a proprioceptive effect. That…

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To Ease Knee Arthritis Pain, This Depression-Era Treatment Is Newly Popular

When it comes to treating the pain of knee arthritis, something old is new again. Prolotherapy, a procedure first developed…

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Got Knee Pain?

How to choose the right treatment… Why live with a bum knee when you can have less pain and more…

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A New Way to “Chill Out” Knee Pain without Drugs

If you suffer from knee pain, you may have tried to “grin and bear it”—and when that didn’t work, you…

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Avoid Knee Surgery to Avoid Osteoarthritis

If you’ve been told by an orthopedist that the only way to get rid of your unrelenting knee pain is…

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You Need Exercise—Not a Knee Replacement

Did you know that knee-replacement surgery is virtually epidemic in this country? The number has doubled over the past decade.…

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Torn Meniscus? Common Surgery for Knee Pain Works No Better Than Fake Surgery

Your knee is killing you and the pain won't quit, so you consult an orthopedist. He says that you've torn…

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You May Not Need Knee Replacement Surgery After All

Three nonsurgical therapies can effectively relieve pain If physical therapy, pain medications and commonly used injections of cortisone or hyaluronic…

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The Ultimate Knee Workout

You can be free of pain without surgery Most people over age 50 can expect to live longer than their…

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Arthritic Knees? Surprising Shoe Recommendation

Less Supportive Shoes Better for People with Knee Arthritis If you have painful arthritic knees, you probably think that you…

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Do You Have Jeremy Lin Knee? It’s a Common Cause of Pain and Stiffness—But Don’t Get Surgery Until You Read This…

Basketball phenomenon Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks had to sit out part of the season because of a…