There are around one million knee replacements that happen every year in the United States alone.  A majority of people who undergo knee replacement surgery report having far less pain.  The average age of a person undergoing knee replacement surgery is 70, although there are patients who have the surgery who are much younger or

Knee Cartilage Restoration

Monday, 03 September 2018 by

Cartilage restoration procedure is used to repair damage cartilage in the knee. Diagnosis Before you undergo cartilage restoration, your orthopedic surgeon will diagnose your injury or condition to determine whether knee cartilage restoration is the right treatment for you. The work up may include an MRI to assess the severity of the injury, its exact

Shoulder and knee replacement surgeries are complex procedures. Fortunately, advanced technology and surgical techniques allow the orthopedic surgeons to achieve targeted outcomes in a minimally invasive and highly effective manner. Yet the key to success in any joint replacement surgery lies in the skill and expertise of the orthopedic surgeon. Thus, it makes sense for

If your knee pain is so severe that it makes you limp when you walk or try to climb up or down the staircase, you are not alone. Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease that makes millions of people suffer from knee and other joint pain. However, knee pain should not restrict you from going

Knee are large, complex, versatile joints. This makes them particularly prone to injury, especially among athletes and active individuals. However, you can avoid injury if you know the risks. The Knee Joint – Structure and Function The knee joint is where 4 separate bones – the femur, the tibia, the fibula, and the patella meet.

Despite the long-term success of Total Knee Replacement (TKR), in some case, it can fail over time due to various reasons. The most common reason for TKR failure is wearing out, dislocation and fracture of the replacement artificial joint. Any of these can cause your knee to become swollen, stiff, unstable and painful. If this

ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is one of the most important knee ligaments but it is also susceptible to injury. This type of injury is common among athletes, especially those where sudden changes in direction, stops, and jumping is involved. An ACL tear is a serious and painful injury in the knee. If left untreated, it

Autologous PRP Therapy for Knee Problems

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 by

Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP therapy is a cost-effective knee pain treatment alternative to knee surgery. It can help to repair cartilage and torn ligaments and relieve pain and inflammation. The blood is made up of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Out of these, the platelets are the earliest to aid

Can Knee Arthritis be treated?

Monday, 29 January 2018 by

The knee joint is composed of three bones – the patella or kneecap, femur or thigh bone, and tibia or shin bone. The ends of these bones are covered by a smooth tissue called articular cartilage, which allows the bones to glide smoothly over each other during knee movements. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of

Are Knee Braces Effective?

Friday, 29 December 2017 by

Knee braces act as supports for an injured or painful knee. They can also be used to prevent sports injuries to the knees. Orthopedic knee braces are made from plastic, foam, metal and straps. Who can Benefit from Knee Braces? Knee braces are a good treatment option for athletes and people who suffer from painful