Meniscus Tears: Understand your MRI results

By |May 12th, 2016|

Findings on an MRI scan can be difficult for many to truly understand. As an orthopedic surgeon, I spend many visits with patients going over the MRI findings […]

How not to have knee surgery: The basics

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Nobody wants to have knee surgery. Nobody. And while surgery is a part of what I do, I see it as my calling to help keep you […]

Running delays the onset of osteoarthritis

By |November 18th, 2014|

Traditionally, a lifetime of running was thought to increase the chance of developing osteoarthritis later in life. A new study has found the contrary, however, and puts forth that […]

4 Ways to know if you will develop osteoarthritis

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Osteoarthritis
If you knew arthritis was coming would you change your lifestyle?

The number of people developing disabling knee pain from osteoarthritis is growing at a rapid rate – but if […]

Can I grow new cartilage ?

By |October 12th, 2014|

What is cartilage?
Cartilage is a white very smooth material that your body makes to cap the ends of bones.  This smooth surface is what contacts other bones in your […]

Can Stem cells cure osteoarthritis

By |August 19th, 2014|

Can stem cells cure osteoarthritis? A recent study would say ‘yes’.

The use of stem cells in orthopedics to treat osteoarthritis is growing both in America and […]

Knees are like tires

By |June 30th, 2014|

As the population ages, the incidence of osteoarthritis is increasing – and expected to become 6 times more prevalent in the next 15 years. While there are several kinds […]

Osteoarthritis

By |June 30th, 2014|

What is arthritis ?
Arthritis literally means inflammation of a joint. There can be several causes. The most common cause is osteoarthritis.  What really does this mean ?  ‘Osteo’ meaning […]

Can I grow new cartilage

By |May 21st, 2014|

Cartilage is the material makes up the surfaces of your joints. It is a amazingly specialized, incredibly smooth surface that lets bones glide effortlessly across one another, as well […]

Runner’s Knee Update

By |February 16th, 2014|

Runner’s knee is named for its high incidence among runners who develop irritation between the kneecap and thighbone. The pain can be sharp or dull and can last for […]