Prone to injuries such as tears of the meniscus and ligaments, arthritis and tendinitis, the knee is one of the main weight bearing hinges of the body. Arthroscopy, a technique that utilizes a tiny camera inserted through a small incision to aid the surgeon in clear diagnosis and minimally invasive surgical techniques often proves an effective treatment when conservative care and physical therapy are not enough. In more severe cases, partial knee replacement, a technique that preserves as much tissue as possible while replacing damaged areas, provides decreased scaring, a wider range of motion and more rapid recovery than full replacement.
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...
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 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...