arthritis

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on arthritis...
Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Knee injections? They don’t help much for arthritis

Four methods to help with osteoarthritis of the knee that may be better than injections of hyaluronic acid.
Soft tissue injuries and PRP injections

Soft tissue injuries and PRP injections

PRP injections are a new, unproven method for soft tissue injuries. NTT, therapeutic exercise, joint mobilization, and nutrition strategies are proven methods.
Spinal adjustments are even better for knee pain than rehab exercises

Spinal adjustments are even better for knee pain than rehab exercises

Recent research shows that spinal adjustments of the low back and pelvis help relieve knee pain even better than rehab exercises do.
Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

The commonly prescribed procedure of knee replacement, though it helps many, also leads to chronic problems in a significant minority of cases.
Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of ...
Reverse hip joint arthritis

Reverse hip joint arthritis

Dr. Lavine's program to reverse hip joint arthritis
Guest article: Facts to consider before hip replacement surgery

Guest article: Facts to consider before hip replacement surgery

If you're contemplating hip replacement surgery, here are some facts to consider.
Knee injections not recommended by orthopedic association

Knee injections not recommended by orthopedic association

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons now recommends against the use of hyaluronic acid (Synvisc) injections for arthritic knees. That doesn't leave many proven options for people with knee pain...
Goldilocks and your cartilage

Goldilocks and your cartilage

Exercise is needed to maintain the health of the cartilage of your knee. But can too much exercise backfire?
Guest Post: Chronic knee pain after knee joint replacement

Guest Post: Chronic knee pain after knee joint replacement

Total knee replacement surgery has helped many alleviate pain and regain the ability to walk with ease. But the results aren't perfect - many patients have persistent pain after surgery. This guest article by a New Zealand occupational therapist and psychotherapist discusses some of the intricacies of persisting pain.
Rebuilding cartilage health:  One more benefit of chiropractic adjustments

Rebuilding cartilage health: One more benefit of chiropractic adjustments

Cartilage has no direct blood supply so it depends on periodic loading and unloading to get its nutrition. Chiropractic can help with this.
Hip or knee replacement?  Not so fast…

Hip or knee replacement? Not so fast…

Hip and knee replacements have become two of the most common orthopedic surgeries. They're practically a rite of passage in the 50-60-70 year old set. Do they make sense? Are there alternatives?

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