Tag Archives: knee arthritis

The role of sugar in chronic pain and inflammation

As a manual physical therapist, treatment of chronic pain from joint and muscle dysfunction is a daily occurrence. A conversation I had again today with a client was about what she was willing to give up to feel better. Chronic pain is a complex problem that requires a complex solution, not just a simple “cause […]

Does running increase your chance of hip and knee arthritis?

  48 year old patient with knee pain, who likes to play basketball, was advised by his trainer to stop running/playing hoops since this would accelerate his arthritis.  So the question is   “Does running really increase your chances of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis?”   When you look at the research, the answer has […]