Knee

Knee problems often occur during sports or recreational activities but can happen in the course of everyday work or due to disease. Whether injury or chronic condition, our specialists work to successfully diagnose and treat your knee concerns, returning you to as much pain-free activity as soon as possible.

Treatment options vary by patient, severity of injury and diagnosis. Conservative options such as rest, pain medication, and physical therapy should always be investigated. Other common knee treatments can include injections or surgery.

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July 7, 2017/ Knee Knee Pain / Anthony Deluise

Torn meniscus? Now what do I do?

.......These two menisci are important for absorbing the forces in your knee during ambulatory activities such as walking and running. Unfortunately, they are very prone to injury/tearing in certain circumstances. A torn meniscus is the most common type of injury in the knee and is responsible for a vast majority of orthopedic surgical procedures on the knee.

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January 19, 2017/ Knee Knee Pain / Lawrence Lee

Pes Anserine Bursitis

Not all pain around the knee originates within the knee itself. Pain toward the front and the inside of your knee, approximately 2 to 3 inches below the joint, is often a sign of pes anserine bursitis. This may occur with arising from a seated position, at night, or with.......

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October 27, 2016/ Knee Knee Pain Sports Medicine / Dan Reddington

Jumpers Knee

With girl’s high school volleyball season in full swing and boys/girls basketball season just around the corner, it is prime time for patellar tendinopathy, or “Jumper’s Knee.” The patellar tendon is the soft tissue just below the patella, or knee cap, that connects on to the tibia, or shin bone. The patellar tendon is the connection of the

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June 2, 2016/ Knee Knee Pain / Dan Reddington

Keys to Early ACL Rehab

ACL reconstructions are a commonly performed procedure at the Foundry division of Ortho RI, with the majority of the patient population being young, active people. While the rehab process is long and intense, there are some early keys that can jump start the rehab process and improve the likelihood of returning to 100%.

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February 23, 2016/ Exercise Knee Pain Osteoarthritis / Ortho Rhode Island

Knee and Hip Exercises for Osteoarthritis

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February 3, 2016/ Knee Knee Pain / Ortho Rhode Island

Protect Your Knees at Any Age: How to Avoid Knee Injuries

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January 28, 2016/ Knee Knee Pain / Amanda McKenna

Brace yourself, it Might Help Knee Pain

The Effect of Knee Braces on Quadriceps Strength and Inhibition in Subjects With Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis was published in the January 2016 volume of the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association. This article suggests that flexible knee supports do not limit quadriceps strength or increase inhibition. 

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January 22, 2016/ Joint Health Knee Pain / Ortho Rhode Island

Using Heat and Cold to Treat Injury

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December 26, 2015/ Hip Knee Knee Pain Physical Therapy / Dan Reddington

My knee is what hurts, so why is my physical therapist so focused on my hip?

It is important to remember that the goal of all physical therapy treatments is to treat the cause of the injury/dysfunction rather than merely treating the symptoms. Your therapist will always focus on seeing the “big picture” and work to improve the entire kinetic chain to help you to achieve your best results possible. 

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