The knee is easily one of the most important joints in the body, but it is also very susceptible to damage. Most knee injuries occur when your knee directly impacts a hard surface. Athletes are also at risk of knee injuries every time they are forced to quickly change directions. A moderate knee injury will […]
Archives for November 2017
Meniscus Repair for Resolving Your Injury
The meniscus is the term for the two discs of soft cartilage that connect the thigh bone to the shin bone. The meniscus helps keep the knee stable and protect the bones from breakage by absorbing shock. Tears to the meniscus can occur through contact sports such as hockey or football, but as we age, […]
What is Viscosupplementation?
Osteoarthritis is a medical condition that occurs when the cartilage in a joint starts to wear down. Once the cartilage disappears, your joints will no longer have the protection needed to move properly. This condition affects more than 20 million people in the United States, and it causes intense pain, stiffness and inflammation in the […]
Is Knee Arthroscopic Loose Body Removal Right for You?
When you fracture your bone, you do severe damage to your body. It takes time for fractured bones to heal, and there may be some secondary effects of the fracture that are not apparent when the injury first happens. For example, loose bodies or smaller fragments of detached bone may remain after an injury. These […]