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  • Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

    Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

    The knee is a very complex joint with 3 separate compartments, each lined with cartilage. It undergoes a lot of stress with everyday activities, and it can easily become injured. Here are a couple of exercises that will help strengthen your knees and protect them from injuries:

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  • Return to Basketball after an ACL Tear

    Return to Basketball after an ACL Tear

    Tears of the ACL commonly occur in high-impact sports such as basketball, and if not reconstructed, the knee might not be stable enough to withstand the rigors of active play or work.

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  • Spring Back into Your Exercise Routine

    Spring Back into Your Exercise Routine

    With the return of Spring to free us from the freezing conditions of the Polar Vortex, now is the best time to kickstart your fitness routine.

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  • The Facts about Meniscal Root Tears and How They Should be Treated

    The Facts about Meniscal Root Tears and How They Should be Treated

    Meniscal root tears are devastating tears of the meniscal cartilage in the knee at the point where it connects to bone. In essence, the root is the anchor point of the meniscus. Such tears can lead to significant knee pain, dysfunction, instability and rapid development of osteoarthritis.

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  • 10 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy

    10 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy

    February has been designated American Heart Month to raise awareness about Heart Disease, the leading cause of death in the United States of America.  Here are 10 tips to boost heart health that have a positive impact on your bones as well:

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  • Signs and Symptoms of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear

    Signs and Symptoms of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear

    An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is one of the most dreaded injuries in sports and athletics. Once an ACL tear has occurred, the knee becomes unstable and weak. Complete recovery from this type of an injury could take anywhere from 6 to 12 months.

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  • Nutrition and Recovery: Is there a connection?

    Nutrition and Recovery: Is there a connection?

    Undergoing a major surgery can take a toll on your body in many ways. You may also experience weakness and lack of energy. Is there anything you can do to help your body heal better after surgery? Well, there’s certainly a connection between nutrition and recovery. Healthy eating will help you return to your active lifestyle with minimum downtime.

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  • 5 Most Common Winter Sport Injuries

    5 Most Common Winter Sport Injuries

    With the coming of winter, a lot of people take to the ski slopes, ice skating rinks, or frozen ponds to enjoy a few hours of skiing, skating, sledding, ice hockey, or other winter sports. Unfortunately, accidental injuries do occur when participating in these fun activities.

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  • Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction Surgery

    Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction Surgery

    Your knee joint is a major weight bearing joint that helps you walk, run, and perform most activities of daily living. It is supported by strong ligaments that keep it stable.

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  • Benefits of Staying Active and Exercising During the Holiday Season

    Benefits of Staying Active and Exercising During the Holiday Season

    With all the excitement and merry making surrounding the holiday season, you might be tempted to forego your fitness routine for the time being. However, it is even more important for you to stay active and fit during the holiday season. Here’s why-

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