What is a meniscus tear?

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Amongst injuries to the knee joint, a meniscus tear is one of the most common.Any activity that requires forced twisting or rotation to the knee can lead to a torn meniscus. It is also often associate...
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Should I Wear a Knee Brace After ACL Surgery?

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After anterior cruciate ligament or ACL surgery, your reconstructed ligament will take some time to heal. During this healing process some doctors may encourage the use of a knee brace to help protect...
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What is Unicompartmental Knee Replacement?

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If your knee has been damaged by arthritis and the pain, instability or stiffness are having serious effects on your daily activities, surgery is often the next consideration you need to make. There a...
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ACL Surgery Recovery Exercises

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Your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery may have slowed you down, but one of the best ways to get back on that field, court or track is to get moving again. Of course, this movement would involv...
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10 frequently asked questions about knee replacement surgery

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Do you need a knee replacement? Chances are you have a few questions about what you can expect from knee replacement surgery and from your recovery.Here are some of the common questions that people as...
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What happens during knee arthroscopy surgery?

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An arthroscopy is a type of minimally invasive keyhole surgery which allows your surgeon to view your knee joint by making only 2 small incisions in your skin.During an arthroscopy, your surgeon will...
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How to prepare for your first consultation ahead of surgery

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Meeting with your surgeon for the first time to discuss your condition and treatment options can be scary, particularly if you’ve never had surgery before.Preparing ahead of your first consultation...
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How to help someone who is experiencing depression after surgery

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Many people experience feelings of depression after surgery, no matter how small or large the operation is. Surprisingly, feelings of hopelessness and sadness are not uncommon in patients who have had...
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