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Best Knee Braces

Knee braces serve different purposes.  Some are to fix structural issues in the knee, others are nothing more than to give the knee a hug.  No matter what the knee…

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COVID Knee Pain

  COVID 19 has produced many side effects many of which we are only beginning to understand.  Joint pain is one of the side effects that we are seeing in…

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Which Doctor Should I See?

More and more people are heading right to specialists to fix their ailments.  In the past it had been you started with your primary care physician and then they sent…

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Sudden Knee Pain Without Injury

It happens more often that people are either walking along or going down the steps or just go to stand up and their knee hurts.  This pain can be an…

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Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is pain on the bottom of the foot due to an inflammation of the plantar fascia.  The plantar fascia runs along the bottom of…

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Sudden Ankle Pain Without Injury

What happens when your ankle starts to hurt but you did not do anything?  You were just walking along, or maybe even just standing still and a sharp stabbing pain…

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IT Band Syndrome: Causes and Treatments

The IT Band, or iliotibial band, is a tough fibrous tissue found on the outside of the leg.  It runs all the way from the hip down to the knee. …

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The Best Running Shoes for Back Pain

Having proper running shoes that support your type of foot is very important to maintain a healthy body.  Having a proper running shoe can limit the stress on the back,…

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What Causes Hip Pain Radiating Down the Leg

Hip pain that radiates down the leg can be a sign of a serious problem that should not be ignored.  There are multiple reasons that this could be occurring.  It…

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Lower Back Pain COVID

With so many people having had COVID we are now starting to deal with the aftereffects of having COVID-19.  There seem to be many symptoms that occur during COVID and…

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