Blog Articles

Your Treatment Options for a Meniscus Tear

We’ve diagnosed you with a meniscus tear and you’re, quite literally, wondering about your next steps. Here, we explore some of the treatments for repairing a meniscus so that you better understand your options.

Sep 9th, 2021
Does a Torn ACL Mean that I'll Need Surgery?

You’ve torn your ACL and you’re wondering whether surgery is the best path forward for restoring function to your knee. To make an informed decision, there are a few points you should consider.

Aug 18th, 2021
What To Do If Your Kneecap Frequently Dislocates

Your knees are complex joints and they rely on all components working together for optimal function. When a problem like recurrent kneecap dislocation crops up, you want to put everything back in its place, once and for all.

Jul 22nd, 2021
Six Types of Fractures

A broken bone is just a broken bone, right? Not so fast. There are different kinds of fractures, which dictates how we go about treating the problem. Here’s a look at the six most common types of fractures.

Jun 22nd, 2021
2 Conditions That Benefit From Shoulder Arthroscopy

We often forget just how important our shoulders are until something goes wrong. Thankfully, shoulder arthroscopy provides the perfect diagnostic and treatment option, allowing you to wave goodbye to the problem.

May 23rd, 2021
7 Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery

The total number of knee replacement surgeries in the United States is expected to grow by a whopping 189% by 2030. One of the primary reasons behind this huge increase is because this joint replacement surgery works.

Apr 18th, 2021
What is a Meniscus?

Complex load-bearing joints, like your knees, are made up of many parts that all need to work together. When something goes wrong in one area, such as your meniscus, the entire joint is compromised.

Mar 16th, 2021
The Dangers of Osteoporosis

As you age, you gradually lose bone density, rendering your bones more susceptible to damage. If your bone loss turns into full-fledged osteoporosis, however, the risk for fractures increases exponentially.

Feb 12th, 2021
When to Consider Rotator Cuff Repair

You never fully realize how important each component of your body is until there’s a problem, which is certainly true of your rotator cuff. If you’ve torn your rotator cuff, here's a look at when repair is your best path forward.

Jan 19th, 2021
Signs of a Patellar Dislocation

When you dislocate your kneecap, the signs are often hard to ignore. Still, it’s worth reviewing the symptoms of a patellar dislocation as early intervention is key and can save you from far more serious problems down the road.

Dec 10th, 2020
Life-Improving Benefits of a Cartilage Transplant

The role that cartilage plays in your knees is paramount as it facilitates support, connection, and pain-free movement. Unfortunately, this tissue doesn’t regenerate easily, which is where transplantation comes in.

Nov 9th, 2020
Lesser Known Symptoms of Fractures

When you think of a broken bone, an accident or fall comes to mind, where the fracture is obvious. In many cases, fractures develop over time or are small enough that symptoms develop slowly. Here’s a look.

Oct 9th, 2020
Returning to Sports After ACL Reconstruction

If you enjoy an active life and you’ve torn or damaged your ACL, reconstruction is often your best road back into the game. While we want you off the sidelines as soon as possible, patience and a little effort on your part are key.

Sep 14th, 2020
When does a Rotator Cuff Injury Require Surgery?

Physical therapy and other conservative treatments can help reduce rotator cuff pain, but sometimes only surgery will help restore comfort and function. Here’s how to know when surgery is your best recourse.

Jun 1st, 2020