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

Degenerative Joint Disease Treatments

Millions of people suffer from degenerative joint disease (DJD), or osteoarthritis(OA) of the knee. Degenerative joint disease of the knee is the cause of significant pain and disability.  Many people do not clearly understand what degenerative … continue reading

ACL Tears in Children

The anterior cruciate ligament or the ACL is one of four major ligaments in the knee.  It is by far the most commonly torn ligament in the knee.  ACL tears in children are occurring at an alarming … continue reading

Do I Need Therapy or Rehabilitation Before Knee Surgery

Patients facing knee surgery — especially knee replacement surgery as well as surgery to reconstruct the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) will benefit from Prehabilitation. Prehabilitation involves getting your knee… and you ready for surgery.  The … continue reading

Can meniscal tears be “fixed”?

Repairability of Meniscal Tears: There are a number of variables which determine whether your tear is repairable or not.  Only a certain portion of the meniscus has an healing potential.  The orientation or type of … continue reading

What is a Partial ACL Tear?

The the anterior cruciate ligament  –ACL –is one of the more vital and more easily injured ligaments within our knee. Ligaments are very tough, fibrous tissue structures which hold our bones together and allow us … continue reading