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Serrapeptase to the Knee Rescue

It appears that serrapeptase is the solution to my current knee problem. Earlier I wrote about the problems I was having with my knee. In summary it was popping and swelling and making it difficult for me to perform my usual daily tasks. Chiropractic visits seemed to temporarily improve things but it didn’t completely solve… Read More

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Knee Anatomy

What does it mean when your knee starts popping and swelling? Is it because of a tear in the meniscus or is it because of a maladjusted spine? At my age I’m used to the sandy sound of chondromalacia, but the popping and swelling is a whole new adventure. When the Knee Popping Began About… Read More

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Far Infrared Lamps

Far Infrared Technology

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… Read More

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Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

Bending Knees

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… Read More

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What is a Baker’s Cyst?

Baker's Cyst

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… Read More

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Running and Aching Knees

Running Track

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… Read More

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Bending Knees

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… Read More

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