18 May

Weight Loss for Knee OA

A study involved over 150 obese individuals with knee OA where they were put on a 4 month special weight loss diet. After 4 months, the average weight loss was 14kg (30lbs) which resulted in 7% reduction in knee joint compression forces during gait. They calculated that for every 1 kg in weight loss, the […]

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18 May

THE PAIN TRUTH

Here are some facts on pain: All pain is real. Imagined pain does not exit. Pain is an alarm system that warns the body of actual or perceived The brain and spinal cord can magnify pain as long as the brain believes the body is in danger. Increased nerve hypersensitivity may explain why some pain […]

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