Knee osteoarthritis Management

Osteoarthritis, often referred to as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common disease affecting weight-bearing joints like knee joints. Osteoarthritis causes pain, muscle weakness, and limits the joints range of motion which can lead to disability. Factors such as excess weight, joint trauma, misalignment (pinch knee, bow knee), weakness of quadriceps muscle and abnormal…

Hypermobile joints may cause risk of injury, joint pain and arthritis

   Joint hypermobility means that some or all joints have an abnormal range of motion (movement). This causes joints to be more mobile and less stabile. Many people with hypermobile joints do not have problems, but some might have unpleasant symptoms such as joint & back pain (lower back and SI-joint pain). People with joint…

Runners’ Knee Pain – Pilates Stabilizes and Prevents

Knee is subjected to an enormous workload during any sport activity, especially running. The running motion itself puts a lot of stress to the knee joints, and if there are also anatomical abnormalities and muscle imbalances the stress become higher and often leads overuse injuries. Focusing on muscular imbalances with Pilates helps knee joint working more efficiently and ergonomically, both to prevent injuries as well as in rehabilitation after injuries.