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Living Well Medical Introduces Groundbreaking Non-Surgical Therapies for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013

Living Well Medical, a top physical rehabilitation facility in NYC, is pleased to share the introduction of its line of cutting-edge non-surgical treatments to eliminate knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. Living Well Medical understands the importance of having healthy knees in such an active, fast-paced city and offers the latest advancements in pain relief to help keep New Yorkers going.

Among the most recent additions to the practice's treatment repertoire is the addition of the advanced ROCKTAPE doc. This is essentially a specialized form of kinesio taping utilizing ROCKTAPE products and implementing ROCKTAPE’s specialized FMT techniques. It is yet another technique that can be helped to assist patients suffering from painful conditions keep moving and keep them pain free. Along with chiropractic, physical therapy, and pain management techniques, this can be helpful for athletes who are starting to develop knee pain, or want to use assistive taping techniques to take some demand off their joints.

One of the most prevalent conditions that the specialists at Living Well Medical treat is arthritis, with osteoarthritis being the most common type. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint condition that can affect the knees (as well as other joints) due to wear and tear, particularly in patients over the age of 40, with a higher incidence in overweight patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis. Friction can cause the cartilage of the knees to gradually deteriorate, causing loss of normal function, difficulty walking, and pain. Although the condition may be hereditary, it is also common after suffering knee injuries such as ligament tears and fractures.

Living Well Medical continues its quest to offer the highest quality non-surgical knee pain treatment in NYC and osteoarthritis is one of the conditions that the doctors on staff routinely treat with successful results, helping patients heal, regain comfort and function, eliminate pain, and avoid risky surgical procedures. Living Well Medical’s team of doctors includes an orthopedist, a doctor of osteopathy, chiropractors, physical therapists, medical massage therapist, and more. Together, they offer individualized, comprehensive treatment protocols that include a personalized combination of any of the following non-surgical procedures:

Joint Fluid Therapy: Effective for the long-term relief of osteoarthritis knee pain, a natural non-narcotic fluid is directly injected into the affected joint to restore lost shock absorption properties and allow for proper movement. Painful friction is eliminated and normal activities are no longer impaired by pain or discomfort. Results are immediate and last for several months.

Physical Therapy: A customized exercise program is individually developed for each patient to address strength and mobility concerns that diminish proper knee function. Physical therapy aids in the pursuit of pain relief and long-term wellness.

Cold Laser Therapy: A painless low-level laser is aimed at the affected area and assists in tissue regeneration at the cellular level, decreasing inflammation, discomfort, and pain. There are no known side effects and healing increases with every session.

Soft Tissue Mobilization: Knee injuries may leave behind painful scar tissue and other soft tissue abnormalities that can be corrected by expert application of soft tissue mobilization techniques. Living Well Medical provides ART® (Active Release Techniques) and Graston Technique®, which are manual and instrument-assisted therapies, respectively.

Kinesio Taping: In addition to expediting the body’s natural healing process, kinesio tape provides added stability and support to recovering knees in order to avoid further injury.

Custom Orthotics: Balance-restoring insoles are custom-designed and manufactured to order for each patient, and assist in achieving increased comfort when walking or standing.

For patients’ convenience and comfort, Living Well Medical offers in-house radiology and ultrasound diagnostic services, allowing patients to be diagnosed and treated in one visit without the need for referrals.

For additional information on the selection of Living Well Medical’s osteoarthritis knee pain treatments in NYC, please visit living well's website or contact 212-645-8151 to schedule a consultation.

About Living Well Medical
Located in downtown NYC’s renowned NoHo neighborhood, Living Well Medical is a premiere physical rehabilitation facility that specializes in non-surgical therapies and pain management. Staffed by a board-certified medical doctor, chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists, an acupuncturist, and a neurologist, Living Well Medical assists patients who experience spinal issues, back pain, arthritis, bodily traumas, and common conditions such as sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more. Living Well Medical is committed to providing the latest advancements in sports medicine and corrective care using safe and effective treatment protocols and state-of-the-art equipment. For further information on the practice and range of services offered, please visit

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