Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Osteoarthritis As An Inflammatory Disease? While most of us tend to think of knee arthritis as being caused by good ‘ol wear and tear, a study in the Journal of Osteoarthritis and Carilage might cause us to think otherwise. The article summarizes relevant research in molecular biology that implicates whole body inflammation as a causal…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Arthroscopic surgery for your meniscus… better think twice! Has a doctor recently told you that you need to have your knee scoped? It may be a nuisance to live with the pain for a few months while your body heals but will be well worth it to avoid a knee replacement or even to delay…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Want to avoid a knee replacement? New research has come to some counter intuitive conclusions. You might want to dust off your running shoes if you are young and healthy but have given it up over worries that you were increasing your risk for knee replacment surgery. Read on to learn more. The soreness runners experience…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Susan-Veteran of Two Knee Replacement Surgeries I’d like to introduce you to Susan and tell you her success story! When we first made contact she was a bit frustrated that my bonus page had become disconnected from the bonus download. In particular she was looking for the instructions to build the FLEX bar. Her first…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

New Developments For Knee Replacement Payment Model Some communities will be involuntarily forced to test the new bundled payment model coming in April, 2016. This is a delay from the anticipated start date of January, 2016. In this article I will be helping you to interpret “Government-Speak”. Red-lettered text in brackets, are my editorial comments and…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

It All Started With The Three Stooges He was a regular watcher of “The Three Stooges”, a man who appreciated humor and who no doubt would have laughed when the organist much to her horror, inadvertently triggered some sexy Latin beat during the middle of his funeral. So then it was only natural that I…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Advice for  Knee Replacement Therapy Most readers know by now that I authored a book, available on Amazon, entitled; Fast Track Your Recovery From A Knee Replacement: How To Eliminate Pain and Pain Medicine The Fastest Way Possible. A recent reader suggested in a review that including a chapter on ways to “move on” if the…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

The Devil is In The Details The ICD-10 code,  created in 1983, was finally implemented here in the US on October 1st,2015 and it is all about the details. The devil is in the details as they say and you can believe that the devil is in the ICD-10 code. A recent article goes to the…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

Bundled Payments Are Here The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services innovation center has started something new- mandatory testing for bundled payment of knee replacement services starting in January 2016 and ending on December 31st, 2020 in 75 cities around the country. Click here for PDF of cities. The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model…

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Can Whole Body Inflammation Affect The Health of Your Knees?

There Is No Place Like Home For over 20 years I have been recommending going home after knee replacement surgery rather than to a skilled nursing facility.  I have previously detailed my reasons for choosing the home environment elsewhere. But I would like to share with you an additional study that has relevance to this…

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