10 Ways to Treat Chronic Knee Pain

Knee pain

We’ve all experienced physical pain in some capacity or another. At the moment that we’re injured, and for some time after, the pain can be sharp and completely overpowering. Even a relatively small injury can make it difficult for many of us to focus on mundane daily tasks.   And although many injuries heal naturally and […]

What is Tricompartmental Osteoarthritis? – Here’s What You Need To Know

tricompartmental osteoarthritis diagram

Tricompartmental osteoarthritis is the most complex type of knee osteoarthritis and affects only 1.5% of knee osteoarthritis sufferers. Fortunately, there are ways to address it and manage it, including at least one non-invasive method which will be discussed later.   Understanding arthritis and osteoarthritis  You probably know a number of people who suffer from, what they call, “bone-on-bone” knee pain. This means the bones […]

Is Foam Rolling Effective for Knee Pain?

Foam rolling

If you’ve been suffering from knee pain, you might have heard of foam rolling. Foam rolling is on the rise as a popular treatment for knee pain and chronic knee pain, but does it really work? First of all, a little review. Foam rolling generally means using solid rollers, made of dense styrofoam or plastic. […]

Double Trouble: How to Break the Knee Pain/Weight Gain Cycle

All too many people who suffer from knee pain find themselves trapped in a vicious cycle of being unable to exercise due to knee pain, which can lead to weight gain that inevitably leads to even more knee pain. Knee pain can begin slowly, as a small amount of discomfort and bearable pain while exercising […]

Random Knee Pain Isn’t Random: 6 Common Causes

Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common issue that affects many of us at some point in our life. In some cases, the causes are pretty obvious and come from common knee injuries like twists, overstretching, etc. But what about when you experience seemingly random knee pain and haven’t experienced an injury? Chronic knee pain is most […]

What Clinical Research Says About New Joint Pain Treatments

Knee Physical Therapy

New joint pain treatments are ever-improving to help alleviate chronic pain and increase mobility. With current medical guidelines recommending a variety of options including physical therapy, injections, medical devices, oral medications, and more, it can be hard to discern which is the best without sifting through medical journals and studies for hours.  In recent years, […]

Knee Strengthening Exercises for Osteoarthritis

When everyday activities make your arthritic knee feel stiff and sore, exercising your knee may seem like the last thing you’d want to do. However, regular exercise can be helpful for managing osteoarthritic knee pain. Studies show that exercise can be a good way to manage pain and improve function. How does exercise help with […]

Hyaluronic Acid Injections: Do They Work for Knee Arthritis?


Getting hyaluronic acid injections in the knee is a popular way to ease knee pain.  By employing one of the body’s naturally-occurring lubricants, hyaluronan, hyaluronic acid injections are designed to lubricate the knee joints and buffer the “wear and tear” of knee osteoarthritis.  We’ve taken a look into this treatment method to see precisely what […]