What are the Special Problems for Young Athletes?

Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes discusses Osgood Schlatter Disease, Overuse Injuries and Concussions in Young Athletes. Dr. Mjaanes is Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics,

Return to Sport and Performance After Microfracture in Knees of NBA Players

Hypotheses: (1) There would be a high rate of return to sport (RTS) in NBA players following microfracture, (2) players would RTS the season following surgery,

What is Patellofemoral Syndrome and How Do I Get Rid of It?

Pain directly in the front of the knee is most commonly referred to as patellofemoral syndrome or anterior knee pain.   The development of patellofemoral syndrome

If I Develop a Meniscus Tear, What are my Options and do I need Immediate Surgery?

A meniscus is a piece of c-shaped cartilage that functions as a shock absorbing cushion between the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone).  Each

Will I Be Able to Stay Active After a Knee Replacement?

Presented by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Total knee arthroplasty, or knee replacement, is a surgical procedure to treat advanced arthritis of the knee. Knee replacements

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