Navigation Links
MultiVu Video Feed: Save Your Knees! Treatments Are Available!
Date:2/25/2009

No Need to Suffer Unnecessarily

Every year, millions of Americans suffer from chronic knee pain. Worse, many choose to remain silent about it.

The causes of knee pain are varied. It could be a sports-related injury, arthritis, overuse or trauma. Whatever the cause though, see a doctor and come prepared. Better health care happens when physicians and patients are on the same page. It's all about communication. Write down your questions before your appointment and insist on fully understanding all treatment options discussed so together you can make the best decision.

While many knee-related issues are remedied by simple rest and elevation, your knee pain may require an orthopaedic surgeon. You may be able to consider medication, injections, or physical therapy before settling on a surgical procedure. But one thing is for sure -- you probably won't get better until you ask for help. Usually with knee pain, the longer you wait, the more invasive the procedure will be needed to get better. And remember, most people who seek treatment usually wonder why they waited so long.

Anyone who has knee pain or questions about their knees should visit: saveyourknees.org. Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, saveyourknees.org lists important information about your knees presented in an easy-to-understand manner.

    SATELLITE FEEDS:
    Wednesday, February 25th, 2009     Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
    1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET               1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
    AMC 3                              AMC 3
    C-Band                             C-Band
    Transponder 3                      Transponder 3
    Downlink Freq. 3760 Horizontal     Downlink Freq. 3760 Horizontal

    NEWS: For Knee Pain, treatments are available. Don't Wait

    FORMAT: B-roll and Soundbites

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, contact information and more available at: http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/33898/press.html


    SOUNDBITES:
    * Edward Toriello, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Knee-Replacement Patient
    * Yolanda Garden, Double Knee-Replacement Patient

    B-ROLL INCLUDES:
    * Doctor/Patient Interaction
    * Physical Therapy
    * Sports Footage
    * Knee that has undergone knee-replacement surgery
    * Public Service Announcement

VIDEO PROVIDED BY: Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Contact: FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: MultiVu Media Relations, 1-800-653-5313 EXT. 3


'/>"/>
SOURCE Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MultiVu Video Feed: ADA Offers Tips For Enjoying Holiday Sweets and Keeping That "Sweet Tooth" Intact
2. MultiVu Video Feed: NEW RESEARCH PUBLISHED IN THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION FINDS PISTACHIOS IMPROVE RISK FACTORS FOR HEART DISEASE
3. MultiVu Video Feed: Salvation Army Responding to Hurricane Ike With Food, Water & Pastoral Care
4. MultiVu Video Feed: Study in the New England Journal of Medicine Shows High Blood Pressure Drug Tekturna(R) Reduces Key Marker of Kidney Disease
5. MultiVu Video Feed: FREE NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (NRT) TO BE OFFERED TO REGISTERED PILOTS INTERESTED IN QUITTING RELIEF IN LIGHT OF RECENT FAA RULINGS
6. MultiVu Video Feed: Richard Simmons and Ocean Spray Team-Up to Solve
7. MultiVu Video Feed: Podiatrists Keep America Walking
8. MultiVu Video Feed: Stinky Sneakers Worth Big Money!
9. MultiVu Video Feed: New National Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Issued by the American Cancer Society
10. MultiVu Video Feed: LIFE AND STYLE EXPERT SANDRA LEE OFFERS RECIPES AND SHORTCUTS IN THE KITCHEN TO PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
11. MultiVu Video Feed: WELCHOL (R) (COLESEVELAM HCL) RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR GLUCOSE CONTROL IN ADULTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELITUS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Accordant Technology, a trusted IT solutions ... an analytics-first approach, layered with machine learning, that provides real-time visibility into the ... cloud to the edge. Through the new partnership, customers get the real-time situational ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... ... Lowe is a sought after actor, and also serves as the host of the ... all aspects of life, and a new segment is being developed on podiatry, which ... is essential to people’s overall well-being, and if viewers have feet problems, they may ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... , ... Technique, technique, technique – with a dash of common sense. Those ... and exercise or simply lifting heavy objects, advises Dr. Kaliq Chang, interventional pain management ... says. “Improper technique in lifting anything heavy or an attempt to lift too much ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... Axiad ... organizations, today announced CIO Applications magazine has named the company a “Top 25 ... use of the Cloud to help organizations simply and proactively address potential cybersecurity threats ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, MA, May ... since 2009, according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, a contrast ... North Carolina System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity and medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2017)... Israel , May 4, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. ... mobile health and big data solutions, today announced that ... A&D Company, and STI Technologies Limited to lower diabetes ... immediately. Through STI,s innoviCares card, which is available throughout ... , DarioHealth customers will be eligible for additional savings ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... May 3, 2017  Kalorama Information notes that ... percent next year and this is projected to ... stem cell (HSCT) or bone marrow transplants require ... are well-suited for this task. This according to ... Kalorama Information. The various PCR-based methodologies, Sanger sequencing ...
(Date:5/2/2017)... , May 2, 2017  George Clinical, a ... region, and Vector Oncology, a ... and data analytics, formally announced today that George Clinical ... the transaction has the dual purpose of strengthening ... led oncology trial delivery solutions throughout the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: