Understanding the Various Forms of Knee Trauma The knee is one of the most complex and crucial joints in the human body. It not only provides stability but is essential for many of the basic movements of daily life, including walking, sitting, bending, lifting, and turning. Comprising bone, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage, the knee is a durable joint but also susceptible to both nagging and serious injury. Here … [Read more...]
Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Injuries
Using a Camera in a Surgical Procedure to Address Shoulder Trauma The term "arthroscopic" has become a commonly recognized part of our language, but it's typically associated with knee operations. However, arthroscopy is not limited to knee surgery. In fact, the term "arthroscopy," derived from the Greek, simply means "to look at a joint." In this minimally invasive surgical process, the surgeon inserts a small … [Read more...]
What Is Knee Arthroscopy and How Long Can I Expect Recovery to Take?
The Benefits of a Minimally Invasive Approach to Knee Surgery Knee pain is pretty much a fact of modern life, with millions of people seeking treatment every year for some type of knee discomfort. Sometimes, it's just tendonitis or some other condition that can be treated with ice or another non-invasive approach. If that won't satisfactorily resolve your issues, you may need to undergo knee surgery. Your Options … [Read more...]