Exercises for Knee Arthritis

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Although medications can be prescribed to relieve some of the pain of arthritis, you can also use certain exercises to lessen the painful burden on your knees. Here are some exercises that can help— many of which are used by some of the top physical trainers in the business.

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posted: July 13, 2016
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When Can You Return From Knee Surgery?

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One of the big concerns that active people have after they have surgery on the Knee concerns how long it'll take to return to full speed. 

One of the big concerns that active people have after they have surgery on the Knee concerns how long it'll take to return to full speed. 

Many of the folks I see enjoy a high level of performance, either in a recreational, amateur, or professional sense, and my goal is to get them back to the same level (or in some cases, performing better) than before. 

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posted: June 29, 2016
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Your Daughter Tears Her ACL. What Next?

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There is so much information out there, and so many opinions about how best to fix the female athletes ACL. Here is the simplest way of thinking about an algorithm for replacing the ACL based on outcomes based evidence....

Read more here... posted: June 23, 2016
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Female Athletes: Why do they have more ACL Tears?

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This week on his blog, Dr. Sterett tackles the topic of acl tears among female athletes. Being the Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Alpine Ski team gives him a unique chance to witness some of the top female athletes in action-- and to recommend strategies to help women avoid acl tears.

Read the article... posted: June 13, 2016
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Stem Cells for Arthritis: The Real Deal?

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Today, I thought we would talk about stem cells for arthritis of the knee. From a non-surgical standpoint, there isn’t anything that we can inject, which will magically make the arthritis that has developed in our knee simply disappear.

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posted: May 31, 2016
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How to return from surgery with a healthy ACL

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I answer many questions about how to return from an injury (and surgery) with a healthy ACL. As I've mentioned before, the good news is this; these days, athletes of all shapes, sizes, and skill levels are returning from ACL surgery in even better shape then before the injury. 

That said, returning from an ACL injury involves a few steps....

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posted: May 20, 2016
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What is the Difference Between Meniscus and Articular Cartilage with Vail Orthopedic Surgeon Bill Sterett

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Many people are confused by the two different types of cartilage within the human knee. I recently wrote a post on this topic that many of you found illuminating.

However, it's an important subject when we talk about knee injuries, so I want to make sure everybody gets an understanding of it. Here's little video that may clear up some any lingering confusion.

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watch the video here posted: May 14, 2016
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How to Deal With Knee Pain: Infographic

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Dr. Sterett has created an infographic to help you answer some of your questions about knee pain, including symptoms, diagnosis, and relief. Click the link to view!

Read more here... posted: April 29, 2016
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Rotator Cuff Tears: When Do You Need Surgery?

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The rotator cuff is made up of a bunch of muscles and tendons in your shoulder.  This particular group connects your upper arm (humerus) to the scapula, which is commonly called the “shoulder blade.” When we talk about the “cuff”, we are talking about the tendons and tissues that form a cuff around your humerus.


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ACL Injuries in Children

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As much as we think we can control our children’s lifestyle, we really aren’t very good at it.  Maybe the organized sports side can be controlled, but we really don’t see them running on the playground, getting to class, playing tag at recess or even just horsing around....

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  posted: April 8, 2016
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