Common Types of Knee Surgery

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As our most complex joint and the primary method of supporting our weight, the knee bears a huge amount of potential stress over a human lifetime of twisting, turning, and moving. 

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posted: September 6, 2017
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5 Ways To Stop Knee Pain

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Knee pain is a bummer to deal with, whether you are recovering from a serious knee injury or just dealing with sore joints from a lifetime of strenuous usage.  Nobody wants to have their quality of life diminished by pain. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help alleviate knee pain without having to undergo surgery. I'll outline a few here today!

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posted: August 10, 2017
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Vital Things I Learned from Dr. Richard Steadman

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I learned so much from Richard. We worked together for 18 years, so this is in no way an exhaustive list, but it will give you an idea of why Dr. Steadman was considered one of, if not the best, surgeons in the sports medicine world. 

Read more here... posted: August 1, 2017
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The Difference Between the Male and Female ACL (Videos)

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This week, let's touch upon a topic that I get tapped to speak about regularly. With 20 years as the US Women's Alpine Ski Team Head Physician, I'm uniquely positioned to give advice on the unique differences between the male and female ACL. 

Read more here... posted: July 19, 2017
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What Is SCP?

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The results are early, but they seem quite promising in these patients.  You may be the right patient for this procedure if your pain seems greater than you would think from the amount of arthritis present, or the tenderness is actually on the bone rather than in the joint.

Read more here... posted: June 29, 2017
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What Does a Cortisone Shot Do?

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Cortisone is a 30 year old medication that we rarely use anymore.  While it is a very strong anti-inflammatory medication, it also had some destructive properties to the joints and tendons. 

Read more here... posted: June 20, 2017
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What Does a Torn Meniscus Feel Like?

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Severe symptoms are created when the torn meniscus folds into the joint space. Because of this, the knee will “lock up” or “catch”, feel wobbly or give out, and a significant amount of range of motion will be lost. 

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posted: June 15, 2017
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Recovering From a Meniscus Tear

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The Meniscus is a key component to participating in most athletic pursuits, from high-intensity sports such as skiing, basketball, and soccer, or even everyday recreational activities like walking, biking, or hiking.

Read More... posted: May 23, 2017
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3 Common Golf Injuries (Info-graphic)

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Although golf is not a contact sport, we still see our share of injuries. Here's an infographic you can share with your golfing buddies, detailing the common injuries and what you can do to combat them.

Click here to read more... posted: May 19, 2017
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5 Most Common Types of Sports Injuries

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Athletes play sports, and athletes get hurt. So what are some of the most common sports injuries? Let's take a look!

Read more... posted: May 12, 2017
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