Can Stem Cells Treat Meniscus Tears?

Meniscus tears are very common. Surgery to remove the torn part of the meniscus is also very common.  Unfortunately, many people who have torn their meniscus, or who have the torn piece removed will go … continue reading

When Should My Child Have ACL Surgery- Video

Children who suffer an ACL tear can not be treated like small adults.  Your child is far more likely to suffer secondary injuries such as meniscus tears following an ACL tear. In addition, if ACL … continue reading

Does a degenerative meniscus tear need surgery?

Degenerative meniscus tears are very common.  Many adults over 55 have one and will not know it.  Surgery for degenerative meniscus tears is rarely necessary.  Most research shows that people do just as well with … continue reading

PRP for Knee Arthritis

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma injections have once again been shown to be effective for minimizing the pain associated with arthritis of the knee. PRP for Knee Arthritis PRP, or platelet rich plasma treatments involve the … continue reading

ACL Surgery – Start to Finish: Part II

In Part I of our ACL Surgery blog series we discussed many issues pertaining to the ACL and Anterior Cruciate Ligament surgery.   We touched on: What the ACL is. Why ACL tears occur. Whether … continue reading