patient education

Keep Your Young Athlete Safe While Practicing At Home

2017-10-11T14:49:41+00:00

The warmth of summer may have taken its final bow; however, this does not mean it’s time to head indoors. During the fall season, children participate in organized sports like football, softball and soccer and every year, more than 3 million of them sustain participation-related injuries. Even more alarming is that 62 percent of injuries [...]

Keep Your Young Athlete Safe While Practicing At Home 2017-10-11T14:49:41+00:00

5 Yoga Poses to Help Your Knees

2017-09-29T18:29:23+00:00

If you have frequent knee issues, it may be helpful for you to consider different ways of stretching and working out. Yoga is one way that people seek exercise and changes in their body, and even knee issues may not be affected by certain poses. In fact, some yoga poses may actually be helpful. [...]

5 Yoga Poses to Help Your Knees 2017-09-29T18:29:23+00:00

Why Women May Experience More ACL Injuries

2017-09-29T18:27:39+00:00

Knee injuries are one of the most common types of sports injuries, with women tending to injure their knees more often and more seriously than men. Of these injuries, damage to the ACL, or the anterior cruciate ligament, is particularly prevalent. There are a few potential reasons why women are more likely to injure their ACLs [...]

Why Women May Experience More ACL Injuries 2017-09-29T18:27:39+00:00

Your Guide to Understanding Patellar Tracking Disorder

2017-09-01T15:13:47+00:00

Patellar tracking disorder is a knee condition in which the patella, also known as the kneecap, tends to shift out of place as the leg moves. The kneecap usually shifts toward the outside of the leg when the leg bends and straightens. While patellar tracking disorder can be painful, it is not often debilitating. Treatments [...]

Your Guide to Understanding Patellar Tracking Disorder 2017-09-01T15:13:47+00:00

Men in Their 40s: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Achy, Stiff Knees

2017-09-27T21:24:55+00:00

If you’re a male in your 40s who refuses to seek treatment for your painful, swollen, and achy knees, you may want to rethink your decision. Both men and women experience normal wear and tear in the joints as they age, including the knee joints. But some individuals experience severe wear and tear in their [...]

Men in Their 40s: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Achy, Stiff Knees 2017-09-27T21:24:55+00:00

Unexpected Causes of Knee Pain

2017-08-10T15:15:16+00:00

Too often, people are willing to accept soreness and discomfort as an inevitable consequence of aging or a changing body. What you may not realize is that knee pain may have some direct causes that you may be able to counteract, but if you’re not aware of those causes, it might be impossible to take [...]

Unexpected Causes of Knee Pain 2017-08-10T15:15:16+00:00

4 Signs That Pain in Your Knee Is Actually Arthritis

2017-08-10T15:15:25+00:00

Living with pain can be overwhelming. Not only can it affect your ability to complete simple everyday tasks, but pain can also affect your mood and emotional well-being. Light aches and minor discomfort in and around your joints are common after an injury or overexertion, but ongoing pain should always be addressed by your doctor. [...]

4 Signs That Pain in Your Knee Is Actually Arthritis 2017-08-10T15:15:25+00:00

The Unhappy Triad of Knee Injuries and the Road to Recovery

2017-08-10T15:23:08+00:00

The “unhappy triad” never means good news for an athlete. Indeed, the term, which is also known as the “terrible triad”, refers to a particularly debilitating set of knee injuries: tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and meniscus. The good news is that modern medicine has become better than ever [...]

The Unhappy Triad of Knee Injuries and the Road to Recovery 2017-08-10T15:23:08+00:00

Active Women in Their 40s: Tips to Keep Knee Pain at Bay When You Exercise

2017-08-10T15:23:25+00:00

If you’re a relatively healthy woman in your 40s, you might not expect to experience any problems with your knees. But if your knees hurt every time you exercise, you may wonder why and if there’s anything you can do to keep it from happening. Learn below how to manage your pain before and after [...]

Active Women in Their 40s: Tips to Keep Knee Pain at Bay When You Exercise 2017-08-10T15:23:25+00:00

Stretches to Ease Knee Pain

2017-08-10T15:24:00+00:00

You want to live an active lifestyle, but your knee pain makes that prospect difficult. Fortunately, there is a simple way to relieve daily knee pain. Stretching helps you stabilize your knees and the surrounding muscles and tissues. Stretching also helps you strengthen your knee to help you prevent knee pain and injury. Here are [...]

Stretches to Ease Knee Pain 2017-08-10T15:24:00+00:00