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How’s that resolution going?

January, the month of new beginnings, is nearly over.  How are your resolutions?  Did you resolve to manage your knee osteoarthritis with a walk a day or do you need hands on professional help? Don’t let another year slip by without following through, end knee pain this year.  Check out 10 great tips for keeping your resolutions and if you need personal help, give us a call today (888) 986-7886.

Regular Running Does NOT Increase the Risk of Knee Arthritis

….and may even protect against it. New research reveals that “runners, no matter what the age when they were active runners, had knee pain less often than people who didn’t run, according to the study. They also had fewer symptoms and evidence of knee arthritis than non-runners did, the researchers found.”  Read more here. Find your way to get active today to improve your health for all your days to …Read More

OSTEOARTHRITIS RELIEF . WHAT WORKS?

When you want to get moving for your health, how do you deal with your knee pain? The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons evaluated the available scientific studies for effective treatment for mild knee osteoarthritis.  The 13 page summary is available online or read the condensed list here: Exercise – strong evidence for effectiveness Weight loss – moderate evidence for Acupuncture – strong evidence against Physical agents (TENS, ultrasound, etc.) – inconclusive …Read More

MOVEMBER

Avnew Health is ready to MOVE for Joint Health and we want to encourage you to join us! We are excited to encourage men (and women) to pay attention to their health, to be proactive and to find the best solutions throughout the month of November (MOVEMBER). Join us in growing disease-fighting Tom Selleck moustaches, have some laughs, raise awareness for men’s health, and get yourself moving. If joint pain is …Read More

Walking for Knee Osteoathritis

News: 2014 released 2 year study finds that walking 6000 steps or an hour a day improves knee function for those suffering knee pain from Osteoarthritis.  In fact, each additional 1000 steps/day was associated with a 16-18% reduction in functional limitation.  Get walking but if you sit down to read, see more at US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.  From MoveForwardPT.com

It’s October – Check your Gait

Do you ever have pain in your back, hip, knees, or feet after or during your everyday activities? It is not abnormal for joint pain to creep up on you after years of improper gait function. Osteoarthritis, for example, is a gradual degenerating of the joint cushioning. Knee and hip osteoarthritis can disrupt your normal gait as you compensate for pain and restricted joint motion. If you have had knee …Read More

Pain Treated With PT: Laura’s Story

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnJTqNOMzxo?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] At Avnew Health, we believe in physical therapy for restoring healthy movement to your joints.  Watch Laura’s story on MoveForwardPT.com.  Need Physical Therapy yourself?  We can help.  Avnew Health, we help you get moving again – pain free.

Why PT is important after surgery

Many patients focus so much on the hours spent at the hospital that they don’t consider the importance of rehabilitation after the operation.  Here are some of the reasons you may need to do PT after your operation: – See more at: http://www.physiquality.com/blog/?p=7332#sthash.sYoGO9py.dpuf

FEEL BETTER BETTER

We’ve come a long way!  It’s exciting to be part of a society that has so many ways to be well.  In modern day society, we can diagnose so much, treat so many diseases, and soothe our aches and pains.  There are many diseases that science is still fighting, but for the vast majority.. we are blessed with options, science, and advancement. For the majority, the question is not if …Read More