Tag: Knee

General

What is Viscosupplements?

Learn More About Viscosupplements What is a viscosupplement? A viscosupplement is a type of fluid that is injected directly into the knee to help lubricate and cushion the joint. Viscosupplements replace damage synovial fluid to help relieve pain and improve joint function. What are viscosupplements made from? Viscosupplements are made from a substance called hyaluronan. […]

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How to Manage Osteoarthritis Knee Pain?

When diet, exercise, and medication aren’t enough, Learn More About Targeting Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee Pain at the Source. You Don’t Have to Settle for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain It’s time to find the right treatment option for you Talking to our doctor is the best way to start exploring your treatment options. And when you do, […]

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Knee Osteoarthritis – What You Need to Know

Osteoarthritis – What is it and what symptoms would I experience? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease that affects the cartilage (soft tissue that protects the bone surface) in your joints, causing it to break down and wear out. Knee OA is the most common form of this disease. Osteoarthritis: Worn out cartilage Decreased joint fluid […]

Lower Limb

Treatment for ACL Injuries in Children and Teens

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in children and teens are less common than in adults. But they do occur, especially in teens. An injury that hasn’t been treated (or one in which the treatment didn’t work) can lead to future knee problems. The knee may become more and more unstable. Over time, osteoarthritis may develop. Trying rehab […]

Meniscus Tear Type
Lower Limb

Meniscectomy for a Meniscus Tear

Meniscectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of a torn meniscus. A meniscus tear is a common knee joint injury. Surgeons who perform meniscectomies (orthopaedic surgeons) will make surgical decisions based on the meniscus’s ability to heal as well as your age, health, and activity level. Your doctor will likely suggest the treatment that […]