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Knee Conditions

Can an ACL Tear Heal without Surgery?

A popping or snapping sensation in the knee that is experienced while abruptly changing running directions is one of the characteristic signs of an ACL tear. This is generally followed by pain and swelling. An MRI scan is usually...read more

Knee Conditions

Considering Knee Arthroscopy? What You Need to Know

Knee arthroscopy is a very common procedure used in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of knee conditions. The procedure can be performed in the outpatient setting and is usually completed within 30-60 minutes. You may even...read more

Knee Conditions

Don’t Wait Any Longer for Your Knee Pain to Go Away

Disabling knee pain that makes it impossible to walk should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. Less severe knee injuries may heal on their own, but don’t wait any longer than 3-7 days for your knee...read more

Knee Conditions

How Strengthening Your Glutes Helps Your Knees

Your glutes are the largest muscle group of your body and play an important role in almost all lower body movements. Well-toned glutes stabilize your pelvis, generate explosive power for sprinting, jumping, etc. and have obvious aesthetic value. Unfortunately,...read more

Knee Conditions

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease and How Long Does It Last?

Osgood-Schlatter Disease is a knee condition commonly affecting children and adolescents. One of the tell-tale signs of Osgood-Schlatter disease is pain at point of attachment of the kneecap tendon (patellar tendon) to the bony prominence on the shinbone. Young...read more

Knee Conditions

Treating Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee) in Young Athletes

Patellofemoral pain syndrome a.k.a. “Runner’s Knee” is one of the most common types of knee injuries sustained by young athletes participating in running sports. The condition is characterized by pain in the kneecap region that is aggravated with running...read more