Knee Surgery

MCL Injuries: What To Know About Treatment and Recovery

MCL, or medial collateral ligament, is a wide thick band of tissue that runs down the inner part of the knee from the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shinbone) about 4 – 6 inches from the knee. If you have injured your MCL, keep reading to learn more about treatment and recovery.  » Read more about: MCL Injuries: What To Know About Treatment and Recovery  »


The Risks Of Delaying Knee Replacement Surgery

Timing is everything, even when it comes to having knee replacement surgery. Latest statistics tell us 90% of Americans are waiting too long to have their knee replaced, whereas 25% are having the surgery too early and missing out on the best benefits. Yes, timing is everything! Let’s discover when to proceed, and what exactly are the risks of delaying knee replacement surgery.  » Read more about: The Risks Of Delaying Knee Replacement Surgery  »


Signs that It Is Time For A Knee Replacement

If you hear that click and pop from your knee when you get up from a chair, it could be one of the signs that it is time for a knee replacement. If your activities are limited and the pain keeps you from enjoying life, it could be time to speak to Greater Rochester Orthopaedics about knee replacement surgery.  » Read more about: Signs that It Is Time For A Knee Replacement  »


How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?

What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.” Forgive the pun, but now even you can maintain your lifestyle afterwards! But, exactly how do you know if you tore your ACL?  » Read more about: How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?  »


5 Common Mistakes Patients Make When Getting a Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgeries are a safe and effective way to help patients improve mobility, have less pain, and resume normal activities. In fact, many patients often wonder why they waited so long to finally address their pain.
On the other hand, there are those who are less than satisfied with their decision, and here are some of the biggest mistakes that led them to that unfortunate result.  » Read more about: 5 Common Mistakes Patients Make When Getting a Knee Replacement  »