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How Do You Know If You Need Knee Replacement Surgery?

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When your knee is severely damaged and affecting your quality of life, it is time to consider knee replacement surgery. Those suffering from knee pain for an extended period may consider talking with your orthopedic surgeon to help decide if or when you would benefit from a knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty. Doctors … Read more

What To Know About Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis affects the joints when the cartilage, which is the protective tissue that cushions the ends of the bones and gradually deteriorates. The bones and joints rub together, causing stiffness, pain, and other symptoms. Osteoarthritis (OA) can occur in any joint, with the most commonly affected in the hands, fingers, shoulders, hips, knee, and spine, … Read more

What Is An Achilles Tendon Rupture?

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The Achilles tendon is a large band that connects the heel cone to the calf muscle; it lifts the heel off the ground and is essential for walking. When it tears or ruptures, it becomes challenging to walk without pain. The Achilles tendon connects the muscles in the back of the calf to your heel … Read more

What is Unicondylar (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement?

Unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is a procedure that has gained popularity over the past few years, used to treat patients with arthritis confined to one compartment of their knee. This means that the entire knee may not be affected, only one small area which is treated locally with reduced impact on the surrounding tissues and … Read more

Things to Know About MCL Injury

If you or someone close to you is particularly active or involved with sports, you’re probably all too aware of how easy it is to injure oneself in a variety of ways during any kind of strenuous physical activity. Hopefully, the situation never arises, but if it does, you’ll want to be as informed as … Read more

What are the Most Common Knee Injuries?

Our legs allow us to walk, drive, play sports, and participate in a myriad of everyday activities, often that we take for granted. However, our knee joints are a highly vulnerable part of our legs that are prone to experiencing many injuries that can impact our daily lives. It is one of the most commonly … Read more

What is revision knee replacement?

Knee replacement surgery is among the top successful surgical interventions in modern medicine. In most cases, revision knee replacements enable people to lead a lifestyle free of chronic pain. However, over time, a knee replacement may need to be revised as it starts to wear down or fail (a lesser possibility). We’ve been helping people … Read more