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Knee

The knee joint is where the thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), and kneecap (patella) meet, covered by the protective kneecap.

ACL Injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) runs diagonally across the middle of the knee, providing rotational stability and keeping the tibia in place.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Surgery: reconstruction/repair
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

Knee Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of a joint. There are several types; the most common is osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear on the joint.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

Knee Pain

Knee pain is typically caused by arthritis or an injury. Age and obesity raise the likelihood of experiencing knee pain.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

Ligament Injuries

ACL, MCL, PCL

Strain, sprain and tears are common ACL, MCL and PCL injuries.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Surgery: reconstruction/repair
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

Tendonitis

Overuse injuries can bring inflammation of the tendons in the knee.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

Torn Meniscus

The meniscus is a large, rubbery, c-shaped tendon that cushions the knee joint. There are two, located on the inside and outside of the knee.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Care always begins with a thorough assessment, to evaluate the likely cause and extent of orthopedic pain. Your assessment includes a physical examination, medical history and usually some tests, including range of motion, sensitivity and, often, imaging studies.

Care is always personalized to your needs but may include:

  • Radiographs
  • Medical management
  • Surgery: reconstruction/repair
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy

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