Meniscal Root Tears

Meniscal Root Tears

Meniscal Root Tears What are they and why are they important? The meniscus is a specialized cartilage structure within the knee joint that serves as a load sharing structure and …

What is Chondromalacia?

Cartilage is the material that covers the ends of the bones where they contact to become the joint. Articular cartilage is a very durable material that provides a smooth and …

prevent acl tears

How to Prevent ACL Tears

What is the ACL? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides stability to the knee joint by controlling excessive mobility and range of motion. Specifically, this ligament keeps the tibia from …

Tennis Leg

Gastrocnemius Tear I recently saw a fellow tennis player who injured his calf while playing tennis. His story was classic for the well-known injury referred to as tennis leg, which …

Knee – Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries

Knee- Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries. There are two kinds of cartilage present in your knee, articular cartilage and meniscus cartilage. Articular cartilage is the material that covers the ends of …