Knee Arthroscopy Gets Patients Back on Their Feet Fast, according to a study published in the January 2008 issue of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. The study is the first to quantify recovery times for patients having the minimally-invasive procedure.
Knee arthroscopy, one of the most commonly … Read the Rest
By Mr. Mark Bloomfield
The knee is, if anything, mechanically a more complex joint than the hip. Whilst serious hip problems are relatively rare in the younger, more active patient, knee trouble of one form or other can present at any age. Sporting injuries of varying severity … Read the Rest
Knee arthroscopy is surgical procedure in which a small camera is used to examine tissues inside the knee joint. Additional instruments may be inserted to repair the knee.
Alternative Names: Knee scope – arthroscopic lateral retinacular release; Synovectomy; Patellar debridement
Arthroscopic surgery on the knee involves inserting a small camera, … Read the Rest
Do your joints feel a bit tender? Is it your cartilage or some sort of ligament problem? If it’s cartilage, you better know the basics of this tissue so that you don’t injure yourself permanently.
We made this video to give you the very basics
A few years back, I injured my knee. The doctor had to take out my cartilage because of a joint injury. I managed to rehab it back a bit, but I injured again a year ago and all I want to do is compete as
January 16, 2008
LAHAINA, Hawaii – While the use of nonarthroplasty options for knee arthritis has diminished during the last decade, one orthopedic surgeon presenting here said that realignment osteotomy remains a good option for a certain patient population.
Today, patients undergoing realignment osteotomy, which can … Read the Rest
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LAHAINA, Hawaii – Of the several treatment options for infections in total knee replacements, reimplantation may offer the best functional outcome along with a high degree of infection control.
“The infection rate [in total knee replacement] over the past three decades has diminished, but I … Read the Rest
Knee Arthroscopy Gets Patients Back on Their Feet Fast
Rapid recovery confirmed after knee surgery, study finds
Knee Arthroscopy Gets Patients Back on Their Feet Fast, according to a study published in the January 2008 issue of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. The study … Read the Rest
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
Recreational exercisers have a much lower incidence of knee replacements than their non-exercising peers. One study from Finland showed that the more years a person exercised, the less likely he was to require a knee replacement (Rheumatology, Volume 40, 2001). Regular exercise … Read the Rest
By Milos Pesic
What is the largest joint in our body? Answer: The Knee.
The knee is the connecting point of a total of three bones in our legs: the lower end of the thigh bone or the femur, the upper end of the shinbone or the tibia, and the … Read the Rest
By Robert Ryles
A knee replacement operation is common today. Many people have undergone this operation to help improve the quality of their lives when it has been blighted by pain and disability from a knee damaged by arthritis or injury.
Knee replacement has become much more common over the … Read the Rest
By Graeme Marsh
Q. I had a total knee replacement several months ago and would like some advice on getting back into exercise as I have put on weight.
A. The total knee replacement usually follows a long period of pain and a loss of functional ability. A … Read the Rest
January 24, 2013
(CHICAGO) – Rush University Medical Center is conducting the nation’s first clinical study of an innovative stem cell drug, Cartistem, to repair knee cartilage damaged by aging, trauma or degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis.
Cartistem is manufactured from mesenchymal stem cells derived from allogeneic (donor) umbilical cord … Read the Rest