knee pain specialist
Tooele Specialties: Hip, Knee, and Shoulder
For those suffering from an acute injury or chronic pain, you know all too well the impact these things have on every moment of your life. When you’re hurt, basic daily functions and routine activities are difficult, if not impossible, without help and proper healing. Choosing the right practitioner to care for your pain or […]
Do All ACL Tears Require Surgery?
ACL tear surgery repairs or replaces an injured anterior cruciate ligament, which is the band of soft tissue that runs down the middle of the knee and connects your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). Partially torn ACLs may not need surgery, but completely torn ACLs cannot heal on their own and require surgical repair […]
How Successful Is Meniscus Transplant Surgery?
Most meniscus tears are the result of twisting your knee while your foot remains planted. If you have arthritis or are advanced in years, you can also tear your meniscus from a simple misstep or without an accident at all. For younger people, particularly those who are active, at a healthy weight, and without arthritis […]
Knee Instability: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
The knee is a large and complicated joint. It connects your femur to your shin and is stabilized by several ligaments. When our knees are healthy, we use them to stand, walk, run, jump, and sit. When we have knee joint issues, such as knee instability, they have a wide-ranging impact on our ability to […]
Could Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome be the Cause of Your Knee Pain?
Whether you’re trying out a new sport, amping up your training routine, or are generally just an active person, knee pain can slow you down or sideline you altogether. According to a recent review by The National Center for Biotechnology Information, one of the most common forms of knee pain is patellofemoral pain, or PFP, […]