injuries can be a real drag. You need your knees to walk, run, and for
virtually all physical and athletic activities. Just getting around requires
healthy functioning knees. Since being able to exercise is one of the
crucial factors to staying healthy; knee injuries can actually shorten
life and erode health, as well as lessen the quality of it. One of the
most complicated joints in the body for its number of ligaments, the knee
is also one of the most frequent to be injured or become degenerated or
Knees can be injured in sports injuries and twisting-force injuries. Skiing,
basketball or football, sometimes just stepping out of a car wrong, or
into a pothole, can result in a knee injury.
Ligaments (the tissues that hold joints together and limit their range
of motion) can be micro-torn, "sprained", or damaged. Pain,
swelling, and inability to use them normally, results in a feeling of
being partially crippled. Ligament "sprains" are amongst the
most-underrated and poorly diagnosed and treated injuries. Ligament injury
will often have life-long and degenerative consequences when not properly
and thoroughly treated.
In the most severe injuries the cartilages (meniscus: medial and lateral,
the two pads that fit inside the knee between the thighbone and lower
leg bone) can be torn. Since the meniscus is one of only two tissues that
do not receive a direct blood supply in an adult body, they are exceptionally
slow to heal. Many physicians and surgeons believe "cartilages never
heal". Meniscus injuries are routinely thought by surgeons to require
surgery (arthroscopic is the most common type currently employed).
Due to the latest research on the non-surgical correction and healing
of knee injuries, most patients actually do not require surgery, and do
better without it. We utilize that up-to-date research in the correction
of our patients' knee complaints.
We can test your knee to determine what is wrong with it, using the sophisticated
and accurate techniques we have pioneered. Our method to painlessly correct
the knee, and all of its components, often brings miraculous results.
Many times, after months of pain and debility, the patient gets up onto
his knee after the first treatment, with the pain reduced and motion restored.
and debility, the patient gets up onto his knee after the first treatment,
with the pain reduced and motion restored.
Nutritional supplements made for the repair of soft tissue can be used
to heal ligament and cartilage. They are also natural pain-relievers that
don't have the side effect that medications do.
Weakness in the knee, and pain are often contributed to by weak adrenal
glands. The adrenals are on the same nerve circuits as your inner thigh
muscles which stabilize the knee. Weakened adrenal glands (and low blood
sugar) often result in weak inner knees. That weakness makes injury more
likely to occur. Once the knee is hurt, it also impairs the speed of healing.
Strengthening the adrenals quickens knee healing, increases stamina and
prevents future knee re-injury. Even arthritic knees with cartilages all
but gone, have done well with our advanced health approach and our techniques.
Patients who were told that their only option was knee surgery are now
active and pain-free again without the surgery. We also have methods for
patients who underwent surgery and who still didn't get the result they
hoped for there. That is not an uncommon outcome. After our treatment
they finally achieved the pain relief and ability to perform athletically
that they sought.
As a person who tore my own medial meniscus cartilage in a severe knee
accident (skiing) and who healed it without surgery, I can offer my personal
experience that it is the preferable route. I can perform just as well
athletically on my knee that was injured as on the one that wasn't!
If you have a knee injury or arthritis, consult us about your options
for getting it properly returned to health.
Universal City Medical Group, Inc.
Cahuenga Blvd West-Suite 206
Los Angeles, CA 90068