• Weight-bearing knee compartments were nearly unchanged after novices' first marathon

    1 month ago - By Healio

    LISBON, Portugal - In a study conducted to better understand the impact of long-distance running on the knee in a large cohort of patients, investigators found the greatest effect on the patellofemoral joint cartilage in first-time marathon runners, followed by an increase in bone edema after study participants ran their first marathon.
    Among 82 asymptomatic first-time marathoners, 164 knees were scanned with high-resolution 3.0 T MRI at 6 months prior to study participants training for their first marathon and then at 0.5 months after they ran the marathon. Change in radiographic scores
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  • Effects of acupuncture on gait in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee

    Effects of acupuncture on gait in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine looked at the effects of acupuncture on gait in people with osteoarthritis of the knee. The study was carried out by researchers from National Taiwan University and China Medical University. Knee osteoarthritis often results in changes in balance control, joint motion, and loading...
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