Most conservative treatments for joint pain seem to be based on good old common sense, but they aren't always based on science. The treatments might work just fine, yet there may not be any solid research to back them up. This is the case in treating patellofemoral pain. Patellofemoral pain is often felt behind the kneecap (the patella ). Patellofemoral pain mainly occurs during activities such as climbing stairs, squatting, running, and kneeling. Patellofemoral pain is very common, especially in athletes. No one really understands what causes the pain. There may be several different causes. But no matter what the cause, the standard treatment is physical therapy to strengthen and stretch the tissues around the kneecap. But does physical therapy really work better than the simple effects of time? So far there has been no strong research to prove it. These researchers in Australia looked at 67 people who had patellofemoral pain. All the patients were younger than 40, and they all had...
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This product is used in children to replace minerals (such
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Use this product as directed. Follow all directions on the
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doctor or pharmacist.
Dry your hands before using this product. Place the strip
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