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Meniscus surgery for complex degenerative tears can be avoided
Indeed, a degenerative meniscus tear cannot be normal? Right? Hang on a moment. We will get to that. Many people with meniscus tears sit apprehensively in my
Do I need a knee replacement?
Do I need a knee replacement? I don't know .. do you think it's time for a knee replacement? I can not tell you how often I have this discussion with
8 Important ACL Questions to Ask Your Surgeon
You just returned home from the emergency room. You or your child twisted their knee and felt a pop. Unable to walk, an emergency room visit seemed very
Lateral Knee Pain Explained
Why does the outside of my knee hurt ? Lateral knee pain is pain on the outside of your knee. The location of your knee pain can give you a clue about what
How a knee compression sleeve benefits an active lifestyle
Knee compression sleeve benefits include the ability to exercise with less pain. Knee sleeves are one of the supports I recommend for an active lifestyle, so
Burning Knee Pain
The knee joint is a common source of pain. There are many ways that people use to describe the pain that they have. Some have sharp pain, some dull, others
Meniscus Transplant For Knee Pain after Meniscus Surgery
Meniscus transplant or replacement surgery is considered for patients with persistent knee pain, and swelling which occured after previous surgery to remove a
PCL Injury and Reconstruction
The posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL, is the strongest ligament in the knee. The PCL is the stronger cousin to the ACL which most people have heard of.
Parameniscal cysts and meniscus tears
Parameniscal cysts are a very common finding on a knee MRI. The word parameniscal means "next to the meniscus". A cyst is simply a fluid-filled space or sack.
Severe Medial Knee Pain Explained: The Terrible Triad
Severe pain on the inner or medial side of the knee can be disabling. Many people with terrible pain on the inner or medial side of the knee do not recall
The Dislocated Kneecap: It Is More Common Than You Think
Patella dislocations are far more common than we previously thought. Many people assume that an athlete who feels a pop during an injury has torn their