Do I need a knee replacement?

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 people.  Let’s just put … continue reading

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

Parameniscal cysts and meniscus tears

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. These are different than the more common … continue reading