December 10, 2012 |
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum is still feeling pain in his left knee, according to an Associated Press report. The Lakers made the blockbuster trade over the off-season to acquire Dwight Howard in exchange for arguably the league's second-best center in Bynum. Howard has been a positive for the Lakers, returning early from back surgery. Bynum has yet to make his debut for the Sixers. "Worst-case scenario, it's another month," said Bynum in the report. "Best-case scenario, I can ramp it up. " Bynum is technically out with "bilateral bone bruises" but he acknowledged that "it's arthritis in the knees.
May 5, 2003 |
Arthritis sufferers are often advised to strengthen their quadriceps, the muscles at the front of the thigh, to ease knee pain and prevent arthritis from becoming worse. But for some people, such efforts may do more harm than good. As part of a Northwestern University study, more than 200 senior citizens had knee X-rays, measurements of quadricep strength, and knee alignment assessments. Eighteen months later, the procedures were repeated.
August 29, 2013 |
After procedures on both knees in May, Pau Gasol is finally progressing to running -- albeit on grass. This evening I'm going to continue getting better. Weight room workout and then running on grass. Every day one more step forward. - Pau Gasol (@paugasol) August 29, 2013 Gasol underwent "FAST technique" procedures May 9 after struggling with knee pain throughout the season. He also received stem cell injections to help stimulate the regeneration of tissue in his knees.
September 26, 2013 |
Pau Gasol has returned to Los Angeles after spending the summer in his native Spain. The veteran forward/center has been sidelined since May, recovering from procedures to alleviate tendinosis in both knees. Just recently he resumed basketball activities after a lengthy period just on the treadmill, in the weight room or pool. Gasol visited with Dr. Steve Yoon of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic on Thursday for a checkup. Good morning from LA! This morning I will visit Dr. Yoon and he will check how my patellar tendons are. I will update you later!
May 31, 2013 |
Pau Gasol has shed his crutches after undergoing "FAST technique" procedures on both knees on May 9. Today it's been 3 weeks since the procedure done to knees. I'm finally off the crutches!! #lookingahead - Pau Gasol (@paugasol) May 30, 2013 The procedure involved inserting a probe into Gasol's knees while using directed ultrasound waves to remove degenerated tissue in his patellar tendons. The Lakers forward/center struggled with knee pain throughout the season.
October 15, 2007 |
Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee may need to wait a little longer for proof that three common approaches actually work. In a review of 42 randomized controlled trials on hyaluronic acid injections, 21 studies on the supplements glucosamine and chondroitin and 23 articles on arthroscopy, researchers at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn.