Items Tagged ‘osteoarthritis’

August 28, 2009

Strong Quadriceps Protect Women’s Knees from Pain

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A new study finds that stronger quadriceps muscles may protect women, but not necessarily men, ¬†from the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis in their knees. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting an estimated 26.9 million adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the knee […]

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