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.
Handouts ACL Patient Handout (AAOS Presentation) General Knee and Quad Home Exercises Protocols Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction – Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction – BTB Autograft Meniscus Repair – Postoperative Instructions Meniscus Repair – Postoperative Rehabilitation Protocol Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) – Nonoperative Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Repair – Postoperative Posterior Cruciate […]