Knee

I have Injured a Meniscus in My Knee, Now What?

Injury and aging are two contributing factors that put stress, wear and tear on the meniscus of the knee joint. Injuring the knee from work or sport can accelerate the degenerative process to the joint. As we age, there is a normal but gradual degenerative change in all our joints. The gradual process allows the body to..... Continue reading

Can I Get Bursitis in My Knee?

The simple answer is yes. The knee joint is very complex and stress is continually placed upon it during our daily activities. It has been reported to be one of the most common sites for inflamed bursa in the body. The purpose of bursa around joints is ....... Continue reading

Shin Splints and the Athlete

A common problem with many young athletes is the development of "shin splints". Shin splints are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). This condition can be very painful and limit athletic participation. If not treated, the entire sport season may be lost...... Continue reading

My Knees Hurt Going Up Steps

A common knee complaint often seen in the office is knee pain when going up or down steps. This includes walking on any incline or decline that has to be traversed. A very frequent knee condition that contributes to these complaints is called Chondromalacia Patella. This condition may lead to..... Continue reading

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