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  • Is Walking Good for Hip Arthritis?

    Hip arthritis results from the breakdown of cartilage within your hip joints, causing hip stiffness and pain that can increase with inactivity, standing, and walking. Although walking can be uncomfortable and difficult with hip arthritis, walking is also incredibly important for maintaining the mobility and strength of your hips.

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  • What causes swollen popliteal lymph nodes behind the knee?

    The popliteal lymph nodes lie in the tissues behind a person’s knee. Many conditions can cause them to swell, such as infections and autoimmune conditions. It is rare for cancer to affect the popliteal lymph nodes.

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  • What Is a Bone Spur in the Knee?

    Bone spurs in the knee are outgrowths of bone that develop in joints when there is increased pressure between bones from a lack of cartilage. Bone spurs are also called osteophytes. Bone spurs (or “spurring bone”) in the knee can cause pain and limit joint mobility, which can cause trouble with doing everyday activities like walking, squatting, bending, and going up and down stairs.

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  • Chondromalica: Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

    Chondromalacia patella, also known as runner's knee, is a knee condition that can cause pain and grinding when the knee is flexed. It's due to the breakdown in the cartilage on the undersurface of the kneecap (patella) that causes bones to rub against each other. Overuse (especially from running or cycling), trauma, such as a fracture, or a misalignment of the kneecap and femur can all cause chondromalacia.

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  • 5 Long-Term Problems After Meniscus Surgery

    Although arthroscopic surgery of the meniscus is minimally invasive, you may still experience knee pain after surgery. For some people, other problems can occur after surgery, such as arthritis, re-injury, incomplete rehabilitation, and more.

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