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When the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) becomes torn or worn away, it causes pain and instability of the knee. ACL surgery replaces a damaged anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Knee arthroscopic surgery is used to diagnose and treat many ailments. This significant advance in joint care allows for a rapid return to improved activity.
Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is a painful inflammation of the iliotibial band, a thick, tendon-like portion of a muscle that travels from the hip down the outer side of the thigh to the knee. ITBS results in pain, aggravated by activity, that is usually felt on the outer side of the knee.
The meniscus is a band of cartilage in the knee that acts as a shock absorber and provides stability to the knee joint. A torn meniscus can cause pain and limited mobility in the knee.
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runners Knee) is an irritation of the cartilage on the back of the patella (the kneecap) that causes pain in one or both knees.
Knee Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis, involves the swelling and damage of the joints. Knee Arthritis causes pain, stiffness and limited movement.
Unlike total knee replacement surgery, this less invasive procedure replaces only the damaged or arthritic parts of the knee. The unicompartmental knee uses metal and plastic implants designed to potentially last longer and wear down less easily than traditional implants.