If you tear your anterior cruciate ligament, you may be able to avoid surgery. The majority of isolated ACL tears can be treated with physical therapy alone, says a new study.
“Minimally invasive” always sounds good. But when it comes to knee replacement, the short-term benefit may not outweigh the potential risk of this more complex surgery.
Orthopaedic sugeons are using dramatic advancements in imaging to customize joint repair and monitor patients after the operation.
Warm weather offers us more opportunities to get moving — and that’s when knee ligaments and cartilage are most vulnerable to injury. Here’s a quick guide to an injured or arthritic knee’s needs.