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working out with a knee injury

Working Out With a Knee Injury: Here’s What You Need to Know

Recovering from a knee injury doesn’t mean you have to stop working out. Instead, switch to exercises that are safe and aid in healing the joint.

why does my knee click

Why Does My Knee Click?

Find out what’s causing that painful clicking in your knee — and how to treat it.

healing an MCL tear

How to Heal an MCL Tear

An MCL tear or rupture can be a debilitating injury, but it often responds well to conservative treatment options like physical therapy.

knee replacement

Do I Need a Knee Replacement?

If you’re experiencing persistent pain in your knee, it might be time to consider knee replacement surgery.

IT Band Syndrome

Suffering from Hip and Knee Pain? It Could be IT Band Syndrome

IT band syndrome affects runners and office workers alike. Here’s how patients can identify the condition and reduce their discomfort. 

surgery for meniscus tears

Surgery Most Effective in Treating Meniscus Tears, Study Finds

A new study suggests that surgery may be the best option for a torn meniscus in the knee. But is it the right treatment for you?

swollen knee

Why Is My Knee Swollen?

Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.

signs of an ACL Tear

5 Signs You Might Have an ACL Tear

ACL tears are common among athletes, but anyone can be affected by this debilitating knee injury.

knee pain running

How to Prevent Knee Pain From Running

Do your knees ache when you hit the track? Try these four simple tips to protect your joints and avoid knee pain.

doctor knee pain

Should I See A Doctor for my Knee Pain?

Knee pain is common in athletes and patients of all ages. Our guide explains when it’s time to listen to the warning signs and see a doctor.

back of knee pain

Here’s What Could be Causing Your Back of Knee Pain

Experiencing pain in the back of your knee? You could have one of these five common conditions.

Inside of Knee Pain

What is Causing Pain on the Inside of My Knee?

Inner knee pain can be the result of a variety of conditions, from arthritis to a ligament tear. Here’s how to identify the source of your discomfort and determine the most effective treatment plan.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Running Injuries

Love to run? Orthopedic specialist Dr. Popovitz explains how to avoid common knee, foot, and ankle injuries.

why do knees buckle

Why Do My Knees Buckle?

Knee instability may be a sign of a serious condition, such as arthritis or a torn ACL. If your knees are buckling, consider making an appointment with your doctor to pinpoint the cause.

medial knee pain

An In-Depth Guide to Medial Knee Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

If you’re experiencing knee pain, you may have a meniscal tear. Our orthopedic experts explain what causes this injury and what you can expect during your recovery.

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