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Joint Pain Q&A with Dr. Edward Blocker & Dr. Kevin Jones

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

With warm weather come gardening, cookouts and fun vacations with the family. It’s hard to resist a relaxing swim, or even an invigorating run in the early morning. But what happens when you notice you’re experiencing knee pain after these activities?

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Two of Beaufort Memorial’s board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Edward Blocker and Dr. Kevin Jones, have the answers to the following common questions about knee pain:

Is my knee pain normal?

If I’m experiencing knee pain, does that mean I should be less active?

What steps can be taken to avoid knee or hip replacement?

Are knee and hip replacements usually due to injuries?

Dr. Blocker discusses what level of knee pain you should be worried about in the Island Packet.

 Dr. Kevin Jones has some great advice on steps you can take to avoid knee replacement in a recent Pink Magazine Q&A.

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