Understanding Knee Pain in Young Adults

Sore, aching knees might seem like a problem only older people experience, but guess what? Plenty of younger people have knee pain, too. But while the symptoms may feel similar, younger people tend to have knee pain for different reasons. And that means they’ll need to have different types of care to feel better. Here’s…. read more

Hip Pain Could Be Caused By Impingement

If you have hip pain, you know the toll it can take on your life. When your hips hurt, even simple actions like climbing stairs can be really uncomfortable. Other activities like running or playing sports can start to seem downright impossible when you’re trying to limit your symptoms. In order to reduce or eliminate…. read more

Best Excercises for Stronger Knees

Football season is here, and that means soon, the sports news will be full of stories of athletes with “blown” knees. It’s true, football puts a lot of stress and strain on the knees, mostly from running and pivoting. But you don’t need to be a pro athlete to have pain and stiffness in your…. read more

Dr. Van Thiel in the News – Why Chronic Pain Sufferers Don’t Seek Help

Dr. Van Thiel was interviewed for an article on knee pain.  Learn more and click on the link. Link to the Article

What Is Causing Your Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder might look like a simple joint from the outside, but inside, there’s a lot going on. Sure, the shoulder joint is the “meeting spot” for three bones — your upper arm (humerus), collarbone (clavicle) and shoulder blade (scapula). But your shoulder also contains muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and nerves, all of which work…. read more

Common Causes of Knee Pain Without Injury

Of all the joints, our knees are arguably the ones most likely to feel pain. Lots of injuries can cause knee pain. Car accidents, falls and sports accidents are some of the most common causes of knee injuries, like fractures, torn ligaments and sprains. Even though it’s never fun to experience knee pain, when it…. read more

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Patient Stories

Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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