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What is Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

What is Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

  Osteoarthritis is a condition of the joints wherein the cartilage begins to break down. While it can affect any joint of the body, it most commonly occurs in the articular cartilage of the knees because of the stress that they endure on a daily basis. It is...

What type of therapy is needed after ACL Reconstruction?

What type of therapy is needed after ACL Reconstruction?

Appropriate physical therapy is essential to a full recovery from ACL reconstruction. Loss of motion is the most common complication of this surgery and the most common reason some patients develop arthritis. However, loss of motion is usually preventable with the use...

What is ACL Reconstruction?

What is ACL Reconstruction?

Managing patients thru COVID-19 and maintaining a clear plan when selecting & understanding ACL Reconstruction surgery is vital for a successful outcome! What is ACL Reconstruction? ACL reconstruction is a type of knee surgery that repairs your anterior cruciate...

What is Arthroscopic Bankart Repair?

What is Arthroscopic Bankart Repair?

Physically active people might experience a wide array of injuries. In many instances, a tear in a component of the shoulder joint known as the labrum is a quite common pain-inducing problem that precipitates individuals to seek help from an orthopedic specialist....

What is Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair?

What is Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair?

Injuring or tearing your rotator cuff can be debilitating and negatively impact the quality of your life. You may find yourself less able to do the things you used to. There is a specialized surgical procedure that can help. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair may be the...

What is a Total Hip Replacement?

What is a Total Hip Replacement?

Total Hip Replacement: A Clear Overview A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure. Any diseased bone and cartilage within the hip area will be replaced with an artificial material. It is known as a prosthetic implant or hip prosthesis. If you are trying to...

What is Avascular Necrosis of the Hip?

Avascular necrosis of the hip, or osteonecrosis of the hip is a condition where the blood supply to the head of the thighbone is cut off. The head of the thighbone, or femur looks like a ball and fits into a socket in the pelvis. Bone is living tissue and needs a...