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Timing of Common ACL Postoperative Milestones

Many patients and healthcare providers have questions regarding the timing of certain milestones after ACL surgery. The following time points are evidence-based, but will vary from patient to patient. These findings are also based on isolated ACL reconstruction, and will be different if additional procedures are performed at the same time (meniscus repair, cartilage restoration, […]

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Can Knee Injections Cure Knee Arthritis?

Knee arthritis and cartilage wear has traditionally been considered an uncurable condition. In fact, the only consistently successful treatment whas a total knee replacement. Although knee replacements are a good option for severe arthritis, they require a large surgery, a prolonged recorvery course, and are usually associated with temporary, but significant, postoperative pain. Fortunately, advances in medical knowledge and technology have produced some very promising non-surgical treatments for knee arthritis. While there may not be a cure for arthritis yet, many of these treatments have shown potential to delay the need for knee replacement surgery.

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Meniscal Root Tear

Meniscal Root Tear Overview The meniscus is a very important piece of cartilage in the knee. It is shaped like a “C” and it serves to cushion and stabilize the knee. In recent years the importance of the meniscus “root” has become more apparent.

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Anterolateral Ligament (ALL) and Anterolateral Complex

Overview of the Anterolateral Complex and the Anterolateral Ligament In 2013, the New York Times and several other media outlets touted the discovery of a “new” knee ligament, the anterolateral ligament (ALL). In reality, the discovery was not new, but more of a “rediscovery” of a ligament that had been described in 1879 by a […]

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Frozen Shoulder

Introduction Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a frustrating but completely treatable problem. Patients with frozen shoulder will have pain and loss of motion in the shoulder. Most of the time there was not a specific incident or injury that led to the onset of frozen shoulder.     Common symptoms of frozen […]

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Visco – Synvisc, Euflexxa, Supartz, Orthovisc, Gelsyn

Osteoarthritis of the knee is the leading cause of disability in the United States. While there is no cure for it, there are many treatment options available to help restore function and help with pain relief. Osteoarthritis is a pain that develops slowly over time, causing symptoms such as inflammation, tenderness, and stiffness.   In the […]

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