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The Most Common Knee Injuries, Or Just What the Heck Should You Do Now?!

Posted by Jeremy Gesicki

September 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM

Between the smooth gliding surfaces and the shapes of the articulating joints there is very little inherent stability in the knee. As a result, there should be no surprise when, after an activity that you’ve no doubt performed hundreds of times before without incident, you sit staring in utter agony at your knee wondering what in the world happened. In such situations, however, it may be useful to know some of the most common knee injuries; or, just what the heck should you do now?!

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Topics: Knee Pain, knee injury

11 Effective Knee Pain Treatments to Try For Your Knee Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Whether you are looking for at-home natural remedies or specialized medical attention, there are plenty of ways to effectively and safely treat a knee that was recently injured or is just experiencing some mysterious pain. The easiest and quickest way to treat knee pain is by properly diagnosing the cause of the pain and sometimes this will require professional medical attention. Whatever the cause of your knee pain is, it is wise to review the different treatments available to you and consult with a medical professional about the best option for your unique case. In this post, discover 11 of the most effective knee pain treatments, some of which you can try on your own and others that require some medical assistance.

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Topics: knee injury, knee injuries

Natural Remedies to Assist Knee Injury Pain

Posted by Andrea Hamel

February 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM

After maintaining a strict adherence to your sport's rules of engagement, including stretching and warming up, maintaining a strength training program and wearing the proper athletic shoes, a sudden knee injury leading to a sprain, fracture or ligament tear can be life changing. When treating basic knee injuries such as a knee sprain, using the RICE method including resting the joint, applying ice packs, compression and keeping the leg elevated can bring relief and allow the joint to heal naturally.

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Topics: Knee Pain, knee injury, natural remedies

Treating Knee Injuries: How Do You Know When You May Have Suffered A Serious Injury?

Posted by Andrea Hamel

February 2, 2016 at 1:13 PM

If you are an athlete, one of your best friends is probably your physical therapist who helps you recover after all of those injuries. Many athletes have injuries that can use a lifetime of pain and discomfort. The injuries can also make it extremely difficult to take part in any sports-related activities. When you can receive treatment on a consistent basis, you will give yourself a better chance of recovering from other injuries. 

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Topics: knee injury

Treating knee injuries and Getting Back In the Game

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM

Treating knee injuries is often an inevitable downside to athletics. Knees perform many functions in our competitive sports and at the same time are vulnerable to injury.

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Topics: knee injury

Treating Knee Injuries at Home

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 18, 2015 at 12:03 PM

Knee sprains and strains can leave an athlete laid up for days or weeks. If the injury isn't cared for promptly and properly, those weeks can turn into months. Here are a number of tips for treating knee injuries at home to get you back on your feet sooner.

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Topics: knee injury

Treating knee injuries: ACL tear

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM

 

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Topics: knee injury

How Can You Improve Your Swollen Knee?

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 24, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Knee swelling can be a big concern for athletes of any age. When you gain a better understanding of your swollen knee, you can lower the pain and retrieve the ability to get up and move again, all while staying healthy. When people have knee pain and knee swelling, they want to know if the knee pain caused the swelling or if the swelling is causing the pain in the knee. It's similar to the causality dilemma of "which came first, the chicken or the egg?" 

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Topics: swollen knee, knee injury

3 Tips On How To Avoid Common Sport Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM

There's nothing worse than getting injured playing a sport you love. Common sport injuries can be easily avoided, but have the potential to cause a person a great deal of pain and could negatively affect their life off the field. Sport injuries are debilitating, but can be prevented. Here are 3 tips on how to avoid common sport injuries:

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Topics: shoulder injuries, sports injuries, ankle injury, wrist injury, knee injury

3 Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries in Child Athletes

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 28, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Everyone hates seeing an athlete get injured. That feeling is heightened when the athlete is a child. In order to combat injuries in young athletes, parents and coaches need education on how to help prevent injuries.

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Topics: Knee Pain, child athletes, knee injury

HOW TO GET BACK ON THE TRAIL WHEN SUFFERING FROM RUNNER'S KNEE

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 1, 2015 at 3:40 PM

If you are a runner and have ever suffered an injury to your knees, ankles, shins, or other areas that have stopped you from running, you understand how frustrating it can be to not be able to hit the trail.

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Topics: Knee Braces, Knee Pain, Runner's Knee, knee injury

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