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Far Infrared Lamps

Far Infrared Lamps

| April 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

I can’t believe it took me so long to figure this out. Far infrared lamps rock! Through visits to my acupuncturist, I was introduced to the far infrared lamp. I didn’t know that’s what it was. I thought it was a plain old run of the mill heating lamp.  Boy was I wrong. All I […]

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Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Wow, talk about getting side tracked. Over a year ago I wrote a post entitled Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia? When I wrote the post, it was my intention to discuss possible causes and solutions for the condition. I got a little sidetracked. Sandy Knee Reminder It wasn’t until I had to […]

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What is a Baker’s Cyst?

What is a Baker’s Cyst?

| July 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

Imagine my surprise when the lump on the back of my leg behind the knee was diagnosed as a baker’s cyst. What the heck is that? Symptoms of a Baker’s Cyst I had worked particularly hard in my last spinning class. The tension was turned full tilt as I did a seated climb up an […]

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Running and Aching Knees

Running and Aching Knees

| June 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

I had given up running back in May of 2010 because of a sore tensor fasciae latae muscle . I started cycling instead. My sore TFL was a mixed blessing. You see, I don’t really enjoy running, but I know it’s the best way to keep my weight down and improve my cardio vascular health. […]

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Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia?

Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia?

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The days of sneaking up the stairs to surprise the kids are over. Aside from the creaking boards on the 3rd and 7th step, my knees give me away long before I reach the third step. Over the years I’ve noticed a sand paper grinding sound in my knees. At first it was in the […]

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