Knee Anatomy

Dr. Ebraheim’s educational animated video describes the anatomical structures of the knee in a very simple and easy way. Bony structures of the knee…

 

Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain…

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How Do You Know If You Have a Torn Meniscus?

A meniscus tear is a common type of knee injury. This part of knee is a disc shaped rubbery layer that cushions your knee. Each knee in our body includes two menisci present near the outer and inner edge on the knee…

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Biology trumps bionics: An alternative to total knee replacement

If you have severe knee pain or chronic knee inflammation and swelling which cannot be improved by minor surgery or physical therapy, a doctor may recommend that you have total knee replacement surgery.

With a biologic, rather than artificial knee replacement, we permit our patients to go back to full sports, since there is no artificial material to wear out.

We are certain that many of the knee replacements done in the near future and beyond will be biologic replacements rather than metal and plastic…

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3D printing in the medical industry: The 3D printed knee replacement

3D printing is becoming more and more used in the medical industry. This technology is a real game changer, surgeons are really making the most of additive manufacturing. Actually, 3D printing can now be used for knee replacement.

We will see how this manufacturing method is enabling new medical revolutions. How could mass-customization and 3D bioprinting really help the medical field to go further?

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Do These 9 Exercises to Strengthen Weak Knees

The following exercises will focus on strengthening these knee-supporting muscles so you can take pressure off your knee joints and make sure they’re aligning properly.

Try to perform these exercises every other day (or even every day if you have the time) for the best results…

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Knee Rehab The Right Way

When it comes to knee rehabilitation, taking things slow is always encouraged. Running back into the gym after a meniscus tear or an ACL injury is not a good idea, especially if your doctor advises you to rest.

As I have experienced with my own injuries, there are 5 things you can do to help speed up the recovery, even after surgery, and help your knee regain its full function…

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