Cartilage Transplants – Restoration for an Injured KneeCartilage injuries can happen in a variety of different ways, but commonly it is the result of a sports injury, specifically when an individual falls or hits the knee on the ground. It can occur as a part of a meniscus or ligament injury, or a bone injury. When this...
New Research on Shoulder Instability
Shoulder instability is a common injury for High School and College athletes. Recently, Dr. Arvesen, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at OrthoTexas, participated in research to look at the frequency of these injuries, the symptoms, and the treatments available for them.
Frozen Shoulder – A Common Cause of Shoulder Pain
The hallmark symptoms of frozen shoulder include pain and restricted range of motion. Often, this pain occurs for no good reason and most people cannot pinpoint a particular time or injury in which the pain began. We call this an insidious onset. Over time, patients begin to feel more pain as their shoulder gets stiffer.
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.