Four Exercises That Might be Making Your Knee Pain Worse (& What to do Instead)

Even if you love boot camp fitness classes, your knees might have a different opinion. While boot camp classes are great for getting your heart rate up, building strength, and burning calories, they also are often comprised of exercises that, when done incorrectly, are not great for your knees. Listed below are four highly common… Read More

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Knee Pain & Injuries

The knee is a frequently injured joint, with its ligaments, menisci (a thin fibrous cartilage between the surfaces of some joints), and patellofemoral (knee) joint vulnerable to acute and repetitive use damage. Most knee injuries require exercise training for rehabilitation, and some require surgery as well. Predisposing factors to knee injury include the following: Lower… Read More

Patellofemoral Instability & Returning to Military Duty

Research Paper Title Anteromedializing Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy for Patellofemoral Instability: Occupational and Functional Outcomes in U.S. Military Service Members. Abstract This article sought to determine rates for return to work, pain relief, and recurrent patellofemoral instability for military service members undergoing tibial tubercle osteotomy (TTO) for persistent lateral patellar subluxation or dislocation. Patient demographic and… Read More

Returning to Preoperative Function after Autologous Cartilage Implantation of the Knee in Active Military Servicemembers

Research Paper Title Return to Preoperative Function After Autologous Cartilage Implantation of the Knee in Active Military Servicemembers. Background Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been shown to provide adequate durability, pain relief, and improved long-term functional outcomes in the average patient, but proof of its efficacy in individuals with greater than average physical demands is… Read More

Overuse Injuries in Basic Military Training: 1994

Research Paper Title The Incidence of Overuse Injuries in Military recruits during Basic Military Training. Background A study was undertaken to document the incidence of overuse injuries sustained during basic military training. Method The injuries in military recruits (N = 1,261) undergoing basic training were documented prospectively over a 9-week period. Injury incidence was expressed… Read More