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 might be … continue reading

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 feel piercing pain, but many … continue reading

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 torn meniscus.  The meniscus is very important to preserve cushioning within the … continue reading

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.  While the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL is injured more often … continue reading

Why didn’t my rotator cuff heal ?

You had surgery to repair your rotator cuff tear.  Your recovery was not as rapid or complete as you would have liked.  In an effort to see why your shoulder is still bothering you your … continue reading

Sudden cardiac death in young athletes

Sudden cardiac death in young athletes continues with alarming frequency.  The most common cause of sudden death in the young athlete is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM.  Simply put, HCM means the heart muscle is bigger.  … continue reading

Hip and Groin Pain in Runners

Hip and groin pain while running is a fairly common issue. Groin pain in a runner can be due to the muscles around the hip, the  tendons around the hip, the bones that make up … continue reading