Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery
Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.
What Is Causing My Kneecap Pain?
Is your knee starting to do strange things? Does it make cracking noises when you get up after sitting for a while? Are you having new pains when climbing stairs? Perhaps you have a dull ache in the front of your knee even if you aren’t doing anything. All these symptoms could be new to you, and you want to know:
When To Get An MRI for A Knee Injury
Got knee pain? Even if you haven’t been seriously injured of late, an MRI may diagnose why your knee hurts all the time or why it still hurts even after knee surgery. Let’s find out all the reasons when to get an MRI for a knee injury.
The Risks Of Delaying Knee Replacement Surgery
Timing is everything, even when it comes to having knee replacement surgery. Latest statistics tell us 90% of Americans are waiting too long to have their knee replaced, whereas 25% are having the surgery too early and missing out on the best benefits.
7 Ways to Strengthen Your Knees And Avoid Injury
Athletes and non-athletes alike need to protect their knees from falls, twists, or trauma. Anyone from a young athlete to a middle aged person or senior can benefit from strengthening their knees. Here are 7 ways to strengthen your knees and avoid injury.
MCL Injuries: What To Know About Treatment and Recovery
MCL, or medial collateral ligament, is a wide thick band of tissue that runs down the inner part of the knee from the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shinbone) about 4 – 6 inches from the knee. If you have injured your MCL, keep reading to learn more about treatment and recovery.
Joint Pain: When Is It Time To See A Specialist
When you have joint pain, it becomes top of mind every time you move. It doesn’t matter if it’s your knee, elbow, hip, or shoulder. Move, and there’s pain. It limits your ability to participate in sports, to exercise, play with your children or grandchildren, and it interferes with just plain everyday activities. So, what is the tipping point of joint pain, and when is it time to see a specialist?
How To Keep Your Knees Healthy As You Age
Do you hear a creak when you get up from a chair? Is it becoming more difficult to kneel down to do your gardening? If so, you know what “old man time” can do to your knees. That snap, crackle, and pop is not what you want to hear. The good news is, how to keep your knees healthy as you age is really not as difficult as you may think.
How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?
What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.”
OrthoNY Launches Robotic Total Knee Replacement
As New York continues to reopen and elective surgeries resume, OrthoNY can offer patients a new option for total knee replacement, the first of its kind in the state. Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA® Knee System is now available at both OrthoNY Surgical Suites in Clifton Park and Albany’s new Everett Road Surgery Center.