Recent Posts in Knee

  • Total Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement has become the “gold standard” for the treatment of debilitating pain and dysfunction of the knee brought on by severe arthritis in the knee joint. When a patient’s arthritis pain becomes severe and is not improved by non-surgical means then this patient may become a candidate for total knee replacement surgery. Stated simply, a total knee replacement ...

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  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    The knee is one of the largest and the most used joint in the human body. It is a complex structure of bones and soft tissues that bears maximum body weight. It connects the tibia, femur and the shin bone with the patella lying in the front of the joint. Four main ligaments, tendons and muscles keep it stable and allow it to move in different ways. A thin layer of fluid called synovium lines the ...

  • Types Of Knee Injuries

  • Patellar Dislocation

    The patella, commonly called the kneecap, is one of the main bones that make up the knee joint and is to the front of the joint. It is a triangular sesamoid bone (i.e. a bone embedded in a tendon) that sits in the patella-femoral groove which is a hollow or notch at the end of the thigh bone (femur) – the end where it meets the shin bone (tibia). It is held in position by a number of tendons ...

  • Do's And Don'ts To Main Healthy Knees

  • Hyperextended Knee: Orthopedic Carrollton

    Knee Hyperextension occurs when the knee is bent too far backwards in the wrong direction. It is in a way pushed beyond its normal limits. Hyperextension can be mild or severe. In case of mild hyperextension, the symptoms usually subside within a few weeks but in case of severe hyperextension the ligaments that support the knee joint (ACL, PCL) may also be damaged. In addition, cartilage tissues ...

  • ACL Tear: Orthopedic Treatment

  • Kneecap Instability: Orthopedic Treatment In Frisco, TX

    The knee joint is one of the largest in the body, comprising of three bones - femur, tibia and the kneecap (patella). The kneecap fits into a groove like cavity in front of the femur called the trochlea. All these bones have a protective tissue lining around their surface to reduce friction between them. The quadriceps tendon that lies near the patella connects the quadriceps muscle to the tibia. ...

  • Orthopedic Treatment For Knee Osteonecrosis

    Death of a bone due to loss of blood supply is referred to as Osteonecrosis. The condition mostly affects the hip joint although the knees may also get damaged. It is one of the most common causes of knee pain in women above the age of 60 years. The knee joint gets its blood supply from the two main arteries: femoral artery and the popliteal artery. During Osteonecrosis, the blood supply to the ...

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