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?
Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.
Experiencing pain in the back of your knee? You could have one of these five common conditions.
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.
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.
If you’re still excited about the spectacular end to the basketball season you may be trying to hit the court yourself. Basketball is great fun and exercise, but there are some common injuries you should know how to treat when you’re pretending to dunk like Stephen Curry. Jammed Fingers: Jammed fingers are perhaps the most […]
What is A Meniscus Tear? The meniscus is a small, “c” shaped piece of cartilage in the knee and each knee consists of two menisci, medial meniscus on the inner aspect of the knee and the lateral meniscus on the outer aspect of the knee. Meniscal tears often occur during sports and these tears are […]
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira suffered a cartilage tear last week, according to reports, and yesterday it was divulged that he will not have surgery. Instead, he will try to rehab the knee and hope to return some time this season. Would surgery be a better option? Probably not at first. The information is limited […]