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Sports Injuries

If you play sports, you already know the benefits of getting exercise while doing something you love. But even though you are doing something good for your body, you could be putting it at risk, too. Sports injuries sideline millions of people each year, and experts predict that those numbers will continue to grow as the beginner age for participating in sports continues to drop.

Techniques to keeping your knees healthy

It is very important to keep your knee strong and healthy, especially if you've had a recent injury or surgery. Here are some exercises that your doctor may recommend:

Low Impact Aerobic Exercise – Swimming and riding a stationary bike are great low impact exercises that help build strength in your knee. Stop any exercise that causes increasing pain.

What Are Complications Of Joint Replacement Surgery?

There is a very low complication rate during and after joint replacement
surgery. Serious complications occur in less than 2% of all patients.
Nevertheless, as with any major surgical procedure, patients who undergo
joint replacement surgery are at risk for complications - the vast
majority of these complications can be avoided. Infection can occur in
the wound or within the around around your joints, and could happen at
any time. Following your surgery, joint replacement patients often

Rehabilitation: What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapists are experts trained in evaluating and treating
musculoskeletal dysfunction. They are trained specifically to improve
the movement and function of joints, relieve pain, and expand the
potential for movement. Physical therapy is often the treatment of
choice where pain impairs movement, recovering from an injury, or
recovering from a disease or illness because it can be helpful in the
management of pain or diseases. A physical therapist will administer
massage-like techniques called soft tissue mobilization, as well as

Getting Moving Again Part 4

Don't let joint pain slow you down. If you have not experienced adequate results with medication and other conservative treatments, total joint replacement may provide the pain relief you long for – and the resulting return to your favorite activities. Write down a list of questions about your condition, your concerns, and the ways that total joint replacement might benefit you.