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Beware: Disabled Should Not Enter. Use Your Knees. – Fairway Medical, LIVING WELL Magazine

Courtesy Fairway Medical, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

DISABLED SHOULD NOT ENTER! On a recent vacation in Virginia, this sign was posted at the ticket counter for a haunted hayride. But, what if a total knee replacement could be the metamorphosis needed to enter. For me, it was as I climbed without assistance onto a wagon and took a hayride to the edge of a cornfield. […]

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Dr. Allen S. Kent on Knee Joint Arthritis – LIVING WELL Magazine

Knee Joint Arthritis
Advances in Treatment Updates
Allen S. Kent, MD, LIVING WELL Magazine
There are many different causes of knee joint arthritis, with the most common being osteoarthritis (“wear and tear” over the years) and traumatic arthritis (arthritis which develops after an injury to the joint). The diagnosis is made by taking a detailed patient history, physical exam of the joint, x-rays, and possibly an MRI scan […]