Knee Brace – Types, Uses, Precautions, and Tips

Knee Brace

Last updated: 1st August, 2019  Knee pain is one of the common orthopedic issues many individuals suffer after a certain age. The main reasons are like age related degeneration of the knee joints which is known as arthritis in medical terminology. Knee pain may vary from one person to the other. Further arthritis may be of […]

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How does a tendon graft grow into an ACL?

ACL-Surgery-Ligamentization

Last updated: 27th October, 2018  As discussed in our recent article, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgeries employ tendon grafts, such as the patellar tendon or hamstrings tendon, following which a new ligament grows on the tissue graft. The phenomenon of remodeling (or differentiation) of a tendon into a ligament is termed as “ligamentization”. Here, a […]

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Biodegradable Vs Metallic Screws for ACL Reconstruction

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy Many considering an ACL surgery have questions on what type of screws, biodegradable screws or metallic screws, would give the best outcome. There are many factors to be considered before choosing one. Let’s see the details about choosing the biodegradable screws or metallic screws for ACL Surgery. […]

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Single-bundle vs. Double-bundle ACL Surgery

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy Disruption of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is among the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries affecting physically active men and women. It is one of the most common sports injuries. ACL reconstruction surgery is a widely accepted approach for treating tears, but continues to evolve, with many […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

Chronic Knee Pain - Know about 10 common causes

Last updated: 27th October, 2018  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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