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4 Signs That You May Have A Torn Meniscus

4 Signs That You May Have A Torn Meniscus

The Meniscus is the cartilage that lives in the knee and acts as a cushion between the tibia and femur. It is a C-shaped structure that is located on both the outside and inside of the knee. The meniscus provides 50% of the weight bearing in the joint. If it is torn the femur and tibia start to carry the load, which can lead to joint degeneration and early arthritis, if not addressed.

Hip Pain – Could it be a Labral Tear?

Hip Pain – Could it be a Labral Tear?

Historically, hip pain and pathology were often overlooked or misdiagnosed.  Pain originating from the hip joint is typically felt in the front of the hip and described to be in the groin area and may wrap toward the side of the hip. Sometimes people put their hand in...
Relieving Painful Arthritis with an Ankle Replacement

Relieving Painful Arthritis with an Ankle Replacement

Ankle arthritis is often caused by trauma to the ankle. That could be a previous fracture or ankle injury that occurred earlier in life. Degenerative changes, that happen as we age, rheumatoid arthritis, and congenital causes, a birth defect, can also contribute to ankle arthritis later in life.