What to Look for in a Physical Therapist

Not all P.T.s are created equal. Find a professional who values evidence over anecdote.

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N.B.A. All-Stars Set a Painful Record for Missing Playoff Games

Injury woes are not new, but they have been acute during the playoffs. Never before have eight All-Stars missed at least one postseason game in the same year.

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The Best Shoes for Knee Arthritis

People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones.

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Why Running Won’t Ruin Your Knees

Running pummels knees more than walking does, but in the process it may fortify and bulk up cartilage, helping stave off knee arthritis.

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11 Exercises For Better Sleep

Stretching and meditative movement like yoga before bed can improve the quality of your sleep and the amount you sleep. Here is a short and calming routine of 11 stretches and exercises.

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Turmeric May Ease Knee Arthritis

A curcumin extract eased pain, stiffness and physical function in those with osteoarthritis of the knee.

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Cartilage Is Grown in the Arthritic Joints of Mice

Researchers discovered a way to awaken dormant stem cells and transform them into cartilage. If the technique works in humans, it may help ease debilitating joint pain.

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