5 Common Causes of Pain Behind the Knee

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Common Causes of Pain Behind the Knee

There are a number of things that can cause knee pain, but one of the first steps in making a diagnosis is narrowing down the location of the pain. If your problems originate behind the knee, here are some of the possible culprits and how your doctor will likely treat. Posterior Meniscus Tear The meniscus consists of cartilage that lines the knee joint, and it basically serves as a shock absorber when you’re walking, running, and jumping. It can tear from an injury or from normal “wear and tear.” Cartilage does tend to get...

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So You Have Emphysema: A Look At Your Treatment Options

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on So You Have Emphysema: A Look At Your Treatment Options

If your doctor has recently diagnosed you with emphysema, you may be feeling overwhelmed. This is a serious condition, and it impacts every aspect of your life, from the quality of your sleep to your ability to partake in the activities you love. By learning a bit more about your treatment options, however, you can calm your concerns and be better equipped to face this condition with determination and a positive mindset. Depending on the severity of your emphysema, your doctor may recommend one or more of these treatment options: Pulmonary...

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