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Knee pain from Osgood-Schlatters?

What is Osgood-Schlatters? Osgood-Schlatter disease is a childhood injury caused by repetitive use. Too much activity without enough rest causes pain and inflammation just below the knee cap. This condition often affects children who are undergoing or are just experiencing the end of a growth spurt. Sports with repetitive running, jumping, and cutting are the…

Trigger Point Dry Needling

What is Trigger Point Dry Needling? During this treatment, the practitioner uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate the target tissue beneath. The target tissues in this case are called trigger points or “knots” within a muscle or connective tissue. This is a great way to manage neuromusculoskeletal pain and limitations…

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, otherwise known as PFPS, is a condition caused by inflammation, irritation, or overuse of the patella tendon. The patella tendon attaches the patella to the tibia or head of the shin. PFPS may start from overuse or acute injury. Common symptoms include pain with jumping, walking up and down stairs, climbing, or…

Knee Osteoarthritis

What is knee OA?  Knee osteoarthritis is generally known as “wear and tear” of the knee joint. Although the knee is a common location for arthritis, it can happen in any joint. Arthritis is associated with swelling, tenderness, and stiffening of the joint. Arthritis can happen at any age but it is most common as…

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