Do you need to know the precise reason why your knee hurts? Knee and shoulder pain is widespread. Most people in my office do not recall a specific injury.
A high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is a procedure that we use to treat knee osteoarthritis swelling and pain, improve function, and often dramatically delay the need
An ACL injury is commonplace. Most ACL tears occur due to non-contact injuries. Players most often tear their ACL when turning, pivoting, or twisting. What
The cost of surgical complications is extraordinarily high. We can look at this in two ways. The cost to the healthcare system and the cost to the
Fear has a role in elective surgery decision making. I'm not convinced that many doctors understand this. Throughout the last six months, we tracked a large
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? 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
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
Meniscus transplant or replacement surgery is considered for patients with persistent knee pain, and swelling which occured after previous surgery to remove a
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 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.
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