| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients having a hip or a knee replaced have a higher risk of heart attack in the two weeks after the procedure compared to those who don't need joint surgery, according to a new study.
People having joint surgery had...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:12 PM
At 75 Betty Krupp still considers herself young — or at least young at heart.
"Oh yeah, and I strive to stay there," she says with a laugh.
Krupp doesn't slow down. She is vice-president of Operation Support our Troops — America, and the former physical...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 8:56 PM
NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne is expected to be ready for Daytona next week following knee surgery.
Hendrick Motorsports says Kahne had torn cartilage in his left knee and underwent surgery Friday at an outpatient facility in Charlotte. He went to a doctor a...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Q: Is pain directly under my kneecap anything to be concerned about?
A: Knee pain is fairly common and can affect people of all ages. Your pain could be the result of an injury or could be a more serious medical condition.
Runner's knee: Pain directly...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Avera St. Luke's will offer “Joint Ventures,” a free arthritis, hip and knee pain seminar, from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Education Center, 709 Sixth Ave. S.E.
Participants will learn about treatments, medications, nutrition and...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In August 2001, Dick Butkus was approached with a deal.
If he would record a radio advertisement, he would be given an EBCT heart scan. The scan normally would have cost about $15,000 and insurance didn't cover it.
"What the hell," Butkus said. "I hadn'...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Wearing a black pencil skirt revealing a 10-inch scar that goes through her knee Lorri Winter walks across the room with swagger showing what she playfully calls her "America's Next Top Model" walk.
Three months following knee replacement surgery swagger...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Acupuncture may be ancient — estimates range between 3-4,000 years old — but it is not an ancient Chinese secret. It's used all over the world by acupuncture practitioners as well as medical doctors.
We spoke with two experts to learn more....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Dr. Nathan Wei will host a brown-bag lunch talk on knee pain from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Arthritis Treatment Center, 71 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick.
Wei will discuss the ins and outs of knee pain, including easy ways to relieve...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:08 AM
Couldn’t you imagine if the Magic hadn’t traded Dwight Howard to the Lakers?
L.A. likely would have been stuck with the bad knees of Andrew Bynum, who has yet to play this season for the Philadelphia 76ers.
And couldn’t you imagine...
| Apr 19, 2010
A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one.
Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
| May 28, 2010
This move helps develop strong muscles in the core and upper body. For maximum benefit, make sure that your knees, hips and shoulders are in a straight line before you try to lift yourself.
Bend your knees and lie on your left side. Place your left elbow...