Does a degenerative meniscus tear need surgery?

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

ACL Surgery – Start to Finish : Part I

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament – or the ACL is the most commonly injured ligament in our knee.  Surgery for an anterior cruciate injury has unfortunately become commonplace.   An ACL tear and resulting anterior ligament surgery … continue reading