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When Should You Consider Knee Replacement Surgery?

man leg hurts while running

Did you know that an estimated 600,000 knee joints are replaced in the U.S. each year? The knees are very susceptible to injury, disease, and normal wear/tear, resulting in chronic pain and limited mobility, especially as you age. There are many conservative and non-surgical treatments for knee pain, but often these become less and less… Read More

When Should You Consult a Doctor About Knee Pain?

knee pain after jogging

Knee pain is a common complaint affecting individuals of all ages and activity levels. While some cases of knee pain may resolve independently with rest and home remedies, knowing when to see a doctor for knee pain is crucial for proper diagnosis and timely treatment. Below we will guide you through the signs indicating you… Read More

Alcohol Abuse-Induced Joint Pain: What Can Be Done?

male hand holding a glass of alcohol

Joint pain is one of the many health problems former alcoholics may experience after giving up the habit. Those who abuse alcohol and develop problems with their joints may wonder if there is a way to treat the ancillary damage. The answer is yes; there are treatment options offering pain relief. Understanding the Link Between… Read More

Conditions That Can Contribute to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

man leg hurts while running

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) causes pain in the front of the knee. It results from an imbalance in the forces acting on the kneecap, which can cause irritation and damage the surrounding tissues. PFPS can affect people of all ages and activity levels, but it is more common in athletes and people who engage in… Read More

Are You an Ideal Candidate for Robotic Knee Replacement?

close up on a sore knee during training

Does chronic knee pain make your daily activities challenging? Robotic knee replacement can be an effective solution to help you relieve your discomfort. In order to be eligible to have this minimally invasive procedure, you must meet certain criteria. Here are three factors to consider to help you determine if you may be an ideal… Read More

Will My Unhealthy Knee Joint Last Another Year?

A person with knee pain touching the painful knee area.

As the years pass by, you may have noticed deterioration in your knee. This is not unusual, as the knees are among the most important load-bearing joints. If pain, inflammation and limited movement are linked to an existing injury or conditioning, worsening symptoms are also normal. However, wear-and-tear can reach a point of no return.… Read More

How Treating an Old Knee Injury Can Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Man hiking in the mountains.

When the end-of-year holidays come to a close and a new year approaches, it’s human nature to take stock of life and think about what you’d like to change. Breaking old habits is hard, but sometimes it can feel like creating new ones is even harder. This is especially true if you’re struggling with the… Read More

How to Tackle Knee Pain During the Winter

A doctor consulting a woman with knee pain.

Joint stiffness and muscle aches can worsen chronic knee pain during the winter. Colder temperatures can lower circulation levels and drops in barometric pressure can cause muscle tissue to swell. Sensitive nerves increase tension on joints. There are a few things you can do to ease these issues to achieve relief. Here are three tips… Read More

Second Opinion on Treatment Options for Painful Knee Conditions

Patient's knee after Mako robotic partial knee replacement surgery.

When you receive disappointing news from your orthopedic surgeon, seeking a second opinion is an option. There are several ways that this can be achieved. You can either attend an in-office appointment or speak to an experienced surgeon through virtual channels. A second opinion on treatment options for painful knee conditions is available in New… Read More

Inflammatory Arthritis and Your Knees

A senior man with knee pain during a doctor's appointment.

Knee pain is often blamed on osteoarthritis, aging or injury. It makes sense – knees are under a lot of stress every day and are one of the more common sites impacted by aging. Many people eventually seek out medical treatment, but often spend a long time living with discomfort. One of the most important… Read More

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