patient education

Helping Your Senior Loved One With Their Knee Replacement Surgery

2018-03-23T20:53:48+00:00

When you have a senior loved one who needs knee replacement surgery, you may understandably feel confused and concerned about the process. After all, having a knee replacement is a major undertaking for anyone of any age and can be especially worrisome for someone who is getting on in years. Before you spend too much [...]

Helping Your Senior Loved One With Their Knee Replacement Surgery 2018-03-23T20:53:48+00:00

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Your Knees

2018-03-28T18:58:21+00:00

If you are one of the approximately 1.3 million Americans who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you need to know how your disease can affect your knees. The knees are one of the most common joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis, although the disease tends to only affect the knees during the later disease stages. Read [...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Your Knees 2018-03-28T18:58:21+00:00

Does Your Child Want to Play Volleyball?

2017-12-12T18:12:49+00:00

How to Prevent Knee Injuries Volleyball is an increasingly popular sport for children of virtually all ages, particularly young girls. And because of this popularity, your child may be interested in joining a volleyball team and giving the sport a try. However, as an involved parent, you may find yourself concerned about the possibility of [...]

Does Your Child Want to Play Volleyball? 2017-12-12T18:12:49+00:00

Keep Your Young Athlete Safe While Practicing At Home

2017-12-12T18:12:43+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 2017-12-12T18:12:43+00:00

5 Yoga Poses to Help Your Knees

2017-12-12T18:12:37+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 2017-12-12T18:12:37+00:00

Why Women May Experience More ACL Injuries

2017-12-12T18:12:12+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 2017-12-12T18:12:12+00:00

Your Guide to Understanding Patellar Tracking Disorder

2017-12-12T18:12:31+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 2017-12-12T18:12:31+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