Author: Dr. Chris O'Grady

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Knee Pain in Young Athletes: How to Prevent, Evaluate, and Manage

Encouraging our youth to participate in athletics instills a sense of self-confidence, comradery, and communication at a young age, however, many are concerned about injuries that can accompany playing sports. Unfortunately, injuries are sometimes unavoidable, however, there are steps that can be taken to prevent injury occurrence and properly evaluate and manage once an injury has…

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Treating a Meniscus Tear: When Is Knee Surgery Your Best Option?

Meniscal tears are quite common, particularly as patients grow older. While some tears may not require surgical intervention, it’s important to know when surgery is the best option to prevent further knee problems.

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Top 5 Common Knee Injuries

The knee is made up of multiple vital structures. Because the knee joint is so complex, it is susceptible to injury, and any knee injury should be taken seriously.

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Reconstruction of ACL Tear- What You Can Expect

ACL Tears often need to be reconstructed surgically to restore knee stability and strength. If you are in need of an ACL reconstruction, here’s a look at what you can expect from the procedure and your recovery.

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How to Choose an Orthopedic Surgeon for Your Knee Replacement

Choosing the right orthopaedic surgeon is essential to ensure your surgery is a success. A knee replacement is the opportunity to reclaim your active lifestyle, so selecting a quality surgeon who is experienced with this procedure is crucial.

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What is Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), often referred to as runner’s knee due to its prevalence among runners, is characterized by a dull pain that occurs around or behind the kneecap. While it’s common among runners, it can affect anyone participating in an activity that requires repeated knee flexion, such as jumping, walking, or even biking.

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