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Cortisone Friend or Foe?

Cortisone Friend or Foe?

In the late 1940s, the steroid cortisone, an anti-inflammatory drug, was first introduced as a safe and reliable way to treat pain associated with sports injuries. This cortisone shot became the preferred method of treatment providing fast relief of pain associated with sports injuries. The immediate effect of the treatment …

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Don’t Run and Hide… From the Pain!

Don’t Run and Hide… From the Pain!

It’s time to grab those running shoes from the closet and start enjoying the outside fresh air! And while running has been proven to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and even cancer, there has been a longstanding argument that those benefits come at the expense of your knees …

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New Hope for Runners with Knee Pain

New Hope for Runners with Knee Pain

Have you been diagnosed with the following conditions? Meniscus/Cartilage/ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL) The meniscus and cartilage of the knee serve as shock absorbers and, when damaged, compromise the ability of the knee to dampen the impact of running. Highlighting the importance of diagnosis and treatment, those who suffer from meniscal …

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