Knee Inflammation

Knee Replacement (aka Arthroplasty)

April 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Knee Replacement (aka Arthroplasty)

Overview Knee replacement or arthroplasty, is a surgical process to replace, or remodel the joint surface of the knee. It is performed to alleviate pain and restore function after joint damage. Knee replacement procedures exchange the damaged parts of the knee with artificial implants.  At present, technology has improved to create better porous-coated prosthesis (implants)…

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

February 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the Knee, What is it? What are the symptoms, what can cause it, what are the treatment options and what should I expect? Basic knee anatomy: The knee joint is comprised of the connection of the femur AKA thigh bone, tibia or shin bone,  fibula,( smaller, next to tibia, and the patella ( knee…

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Swollen Knee

December 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Swollen Knee

What Is A Swollen Knee?  A swollen knee, also known as “water on the knee” is knee effusion, a collection of fluid in and around the knee joint. This arises due to over use, injury or disease. Common injuries involve torn ligaments (e.g. ACL tear), cartilage damage (meniscus tear), or bone fractures. Symptoms include: Painful…

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Chronic Knee Pain

October 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Chronic Knee Pain

The Top 5 Knee Pain Home Remedies Chronic knee pain can be frustrating and debilitating. Most chronic knee pain will involve pain that is usually felt in the front part of the knee (anterior knee) and this is usually the result of the knee cap (patella) not tracking properly in the front of the knee. You…

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What Can I Do For Knee Pain?

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on What Can I Do For Knee Pain?

Knee Pain Overview The knee joint is comprised of the connection of four bones of the lower extremity: Femur ( thigh bone) Tibia (shin bone) Fibula ( smaller, next to tibia) Patella ( knee cap). Bones are connected by ligaments. In the knee joint these include the medial and lateral meniscus, the cruciate ligaments (…


Injections for Knee Pain

May 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Injections for Knee Pain

Injections for Knee Pain Overview of injections for knee pain Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis distressing the knees with a breakdown of cartilage (the covering that protects joint bones). The bone surface starts eroding and becomes damaged causing swelling, stiffness and pain. When knee pain becomes a chronic problem typically due to osteoarthritis, and…