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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September 13, 2018/ Knee Knee Pain / Arlene Kavanagh

PFPS

One of the most common knee complaints is a condition called patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). It frequently presents as a dull, throbbing pain around the knee cap (patella). Some patients complain of a clicking sensation when sitting for a period of time and then standing. It can also cause buckling in the knee, where the knee “gives out” when walking or standing. There are many causes of PFPS, most of which can be attributed to one common denominator,....

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August 10, 2018/ Exercise Health Hip Knee / Dr. Anthony Deluise

Pain in the knee? Might be ITB…

ITBS is very treatable and rarely requires surgery. Because it is an overuse injury, it is important to rest and take a temporary break from high impact activities if you feel pain. This allows the IT band to recover and heal, and prevents damage to the tissue. Applying an

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July 26, 2018/ Knee Knee Pain / Dr. Keith Monchik

Subchondroplasty Procedure

There are many reasons to see an orthopedic surgeon for knee pain. One such reason is the development of a Bone Marrow Lesion which may give you similar signs and symptoms as a meniscus tear would (e.g knee pain localized to one area of the knee, pain with activity, possible swelling).

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December 14, 2017/ Hand Therapy Knee Pain Physical Therapy Shoulder Tendonitis / Dr. Jeffrey Kozlik

Kinesiology Tape: Fake, Fad or Functional?

I remember when kinesiology tape exploded in popularity across the United States. It was during the 2008 Summer Olympics and the popular women’s beach volleyball team of Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor were battling their way to another gold medal in Beijing.  At the time, Kerri Walsh was recovering from a rotator cuff injury and was using kinesiology tape to support her shoulder during ....

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July 7, 2017/ Knee Knee Pain / Dr. 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 / Dr. 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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