Category Archives : Knee Pain

Decrease Arthritis Pain with an Anti-Inflammatory Thanksgiving

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that is easily aggravated by the fat, sugar, refined white flour, dairy, gluten, and sodium found in a traditional Thanksgiving Day feast. Rather than sit it out, make some wise menu modifications to help you enjoy the holiday and decrease arthritis pain.   What Is Arthritis? Arthritis is a chronic […]

How Diabetes Can Cause Joint Pain

November is Diabetes Awareness Month (https://beyondtype1.org/diabetes-awareness-month/), a time to educate, advocate, and learn better management strategies. If you or a loved one lives with diabetes, learn why a condition characterized by blood sugar problems can affect your joints.   Diabetes: Causes, Types and Effects Diabetes is the 7th most common cause of death in the […]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome: What to Know

In your legs, you have three major leg joints, all of which are anchored through the wide strip of ligament called the iliotibial band. Without this band, the force of your steps would push your joints outwards, causing intense pain. That’s why iliotibial band syndrome can be so debilitating. It causes pain, irritation, inflammation, burning […]

Is There a Danger in Being Too Flexible?

What is hypermobility? Is it really possible to be too flexible? Flexibility is defined as the range of motion of your joints and the elasticity of your muscles and connective tissues. Muscles and connective tissues are malleable and can lengthen and become more flexible when you stretch regularly. Hypermobility is when joints easily move beyond […]

Patellar Tendonitis and the Power of Stem Cell Therapy

Suffering from the pain of patellar tendonitis? Wondering what to do about it? We can help! Overuse problems or malalignment of the knee structures can lead to irritation, strain, and/or injury.  These problems/injuries manifest with pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint. Patellar tendonitis (also known as jumper’s knee) is a common overuse condition […]

How Can Joint Injections Treat Your Chronic Pain?

Joint injections are a common treatment method for helping relieve chronic pain safely and efficiently.  Pain that emanates from your joints, nerves, spine, and muscles can suddenly make everything difficult. Our team at Spine Correction Center of the Rockies can relieve your pain and restore your mobility in a matter of hours with our anti-inflammatory […]

The 5 Stages of Knee Osteoarthritis

Are your knees tender and stiff after walking all day? Mild knee pain could indicate you are already in Stage 2 of osteoarthritis. The faster you receive treatment for your condition at Spine Correction Center in Fort Collins, the better chance you have of slowing its progression. Here’s a look at the five stages of […]

6 Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Your feet lay the foundation for the rest of your body. If you have high arches, low arches, plantar fasciitis, neuromas, or other foot problems, the rest of your body could suffer for it. In fact, it’s common for mysterious knee pain, hip pain, leg pain, or lower back pain to originate in the feet. […]

7 Exercises for IT Band Syndrome

The illiotibial or IT band is a thick band of fibrous tissue that connects your hip to the outside of your knee and helps provide stability to the knee joint. When this band becomes inflamed, this means you have a condition called IT band syndrome, or ITBS. Runners commonly develop this knee problem, but since […]

Identifying & Treating Common Running Injuries

Running is a great form of cardio exercise, but without the proper shoes and running techniques, you could easily become injured. Watch out for these annoying running injuries, and get treatment as soon as possible. Continuing to run on an injured foot or irritated knee could cause serious harm and lead to a longer recovery […]