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Study: Torn Knee Ligaments Heal Without Surgery by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 24 Mar 2013 12:00am San Francisco- If you suffer with low back pain, you are about to discover some very important information about potential causes and treatments.  But first, researchers have discovered something very important you should know about "anterior cruciate ligament" (ACL) injuries… The ACL is one of the major supporting lig ... Read on »
How to Identify and Treat Acromio-Clavicular Joint and Ligament Injuries by BerryRipe Posted Tue 14 May 2013 1:38pm For those of you who love sports or just love working out to your best shape will know how important it is to dedicate time and efforts to getting results. For me it was basketball, and I would spend hours together training chest passes and shooting. However after a period of time I noticed some pain in my right shoulder a ... Read on »
Treating cruciate ligament injuries by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 07 Jan 2014 6:58am English football fans will be disheartened by the news that the ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury suffered by Theo Walcott at the weekend will in all likelihood mean that he will miss the World Cup in Brazil this summer. Injuries to the knee are of course extremely common in people participating ... Read on »
LIMPING DOGS AND CATS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Mar 2013 12:00am PISCES RULE!!! EOB-9.... As I was putting together several topics for presentation in future issues of Questions On Dogs and Cats, I realized that, in almost 5 years of doing this, we haven't discussed lameness in your pets.  Lameness (or limping), whichever you prefer, is one of the most likely things a pet owner will no ... Read on »
Diagnosing and treating knee ligament injuries by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 10 Feb 2012 8:11am This article outlines common injuries in the knee, how these can occur and how these can be treated. This will be of interest to anyone who has suffered from a knee injury and is contemplating surgery. The knee is the largest joint in ... Read on »
Children and Sports by JYorey Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 11:04pm Children and Sports All parents know that children take to sports like ducks to water. Almost as soon as they start to walk, they're chasing balls, swinging sticks, and running races against nobody in particular. Children's sports used to mean baseball, basketball, or football. That's changed. Soccer has leapt onto the youth sports scene, as h ... Read on »
Let’s Talk About….Wonky Knees by k Patient Expert Posted Sat 15 Aug 2009 10:23pm Whether you call it a bad knee, a bum knee, a wonky knee, or just a pain, having problems with your knees is not uncommon. This month, the professional tennis world was wondering if tennis champ Rafael Nadal would be able to play at the Rogers Cup tournament in Montreal, Canada, because he, too, has wonky knees. In Nadal’s case, he has tendoniti ... Read on »
THE RISING COSTS OF PET COMPANIONSHIP by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Nov 2011 12:00am For many pet owners, the last several years have provided an almost perfect storm of rising expenses.  On the one hand, the arena of veterinary medicine has been rapidly expanding its capabilities for diagnosis and treatment, which have then led to increasing fees for such services.  On the other hand, many pet owners have either found th ... Read on »
Question from a reader: MCL Tear and What To Do? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:15pm 1 Comment This takes less than 8 minutes to read. If you have an MCL injury, you'll find it very worthwhile. I recently received an email from a reader, Nancy, (the email is below my answer with personal information removed) who was struggling with a few things after tearing her Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) in her knee. I boiled them down to these: ... Read on »
ITB Syndrome by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm 2 Comments I’ve had a few patients recently who have come in to me with knee pain.  It may have something to do with treating runners from the Wasatch Back Ragnar relay. Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS).  A syndrome is a group of symptoms that do not have a single cause, but together indicate a particular disorder.  That means that ITB is not a specif ... Read on »