Archive for February 2020

  Note: Since writing this article we have expanded our original definition of ‘Osteoarthritis’ to generalised Knee Pain. This is in light of recent evidence that suggest both of these conditions are strongly related. Whenever we refer to Osteoarthritis, OA, or arthritis, you can take this information as being relevant to ‘Knee Pain’ in general.…

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What we have talked about throughout this article series is a comprehensive list of the factors that are likely to contribute to the causes of Osteoarthritis (OA). What we see with these factors is a comprehensive list of things that are completely preventable. When we consider all of these factors, we see that education forms…

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Being overweight. It’s arguably the number one factor that is cited when we look at what causes all chronic diseases. And for good reason. In this 2014 review, we see a whole host of areas listed about the negative health effects of being overweight. We see a recommendation that maintaining a healthy weight through both…

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Have you ever been told that arthritis is completely inevitable once you begin to age? Most likely you were told this because one of the common risk factors cited for arthritic conditions such as Osteoarthritis (OA) is that of age. The popular notion is that with age, the joints of the body degrade simply as…

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This is our most useful tip for every single person that experiences persisting knee pain. Chances are there are certain parts of your day that have become absolute agony. If you experience persisting knee pain, you will know what we’re talking about. It’s the stairs. More often than not they are the most problematic activity…

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“Just get on with it, deal with discomfort it’s part of ageing… “ This quote highlights something that is often considered a virtue in today’s world. Discomfort! Everywhere we look we see messaging such as ‘no pain, no gain’, ‘pain is temporary’ or ‘without pain, there is no progress’…. It’s hard to escape this messaging,…

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“I’ve been seeing my physiotherapist for months now and my knees haven’t gotten any better. I actually think I’ve gotten worse” The above quote or variations of it highlight an all too common phenomenon when it comes to addressing knee pain. The phenomena is known as ‘addressing the site, not the cause’ and it is…

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