Water on the knee, knee effusion, and knee pain
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Water on the Knee

What is Water on the Knee? Water on the knee is a common term for what doctors know as knee effusion. It’s a particular kind of swollen knee. It happens when you have fluid buildup around the knee. You need a certain amount of fluid in your joints where bones come together. The fluid provides …

Knee clicking and knee pain
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Knee Clicking: What It All Means

Knee Clicking Is Common If you knee keeps popping, it may be some comfort to know you’re not alone. All joints are somewhat prone to cracking and popping, and knee clicking happens the most frequently. Lots of people hear a knee cracking when they go through a full range of motion or squat. Most of …

Barometric pressure and pain
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Pain and Barometric Pressure

There’s a Connection Between Pain and Barometric Pressure When we’re young, we may be happily oblivious to the link between pain and the weather just as we’re less susceptible to pain in general. But as we get older, we may find that the weather really does affect the degree to which we experience knee pain, …

Zilrettta and osteoarthritis knee pain
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Zilretta and Osteoarthritis

What is Zilretta? Zilretta is an innovative new treatment specifically for osteoarthritis knee pain. To understand exactly what Zilretta is, how it works, and whether it’s right for you, let’s start by reviewing exactly what osteoarthritis is. What is Osteoarthritis? In a nutshell, osteoarthritis is deterioration of the cartilage in your joints. When you’re young, …

Knee stretches for knee pain relief
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7 Great Stretches for Knee Pain

Fighting Knee Pain There are many conditions that produce knee pain. Runner’s knee and osteoarthritis knee are just two examples. That being the case, it’s often a good idea to consult a professional to identify the reason for your particular knee pain. That’s especially true if the pain’s getting worse, comes with swelling, or your …

Osteoarthritis knee pain
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Habits That Can Make Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Worse

Why Do You Have Osteoarthritis Knee Pain? Osteoarthritis is a progressive joint disease. Over time, the cartilage in a joint, very often (although not always) the knee, deteriorates, and that’s a problem because the cartilage cushions the bones that come together in the knee and allows it to bend as it should, easily and without …

Pain and chronic depression
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The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic Pain and Depressions: Definitions Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the point where one would expect an injury to heal or an illness to pass. Generally, that means it’s lasted more than three months. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness lasting more than two weeks. It can involve feelings of hopelessness and …

Arthritis pain relief
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Things YOU Can Do to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Arthritis and Arthritis Pain Arthritis is the blanket term for over a hundred diseases. Doctors classify types of arthritis (for example, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis) partly based on the specific causes, but they’re all disorders that affect the joints. Arthritis can produce a number of symptoms including swollen joints, redness, joint inflammation, stiffness, and, notably, …

Exercises for osteoarthritis knee pain
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Best Exercises For Knee Pain Caused by Osteoarthritis

Best Exercises to do For Knee Pain Caused by Osteoarthritis If you live with daily pain, you know how hard it can be to do the simplest of tasks and how the pain can quickly rob you of the joy and happiness you once got from your life. This is especially true when you are …

Osteoarthritis and food
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Osteoarthritis and Food

Why Do We Experience Osteoarthritis Pain? There’s an even chance that every one of us during his or her life will develop osteoarthritis. The resulting osteoarthritis pain can have a severe impact on a person’s life, and that’s why medical science has worked so hard to understand the condition. Osteoarthritis brings pain and decreased mobility …