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Patellar tendonitis

Patellar tendonitis
PATELLAR TENDONITIS  Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury that is caused by too much running or jumping activities that results in pain at the front of the knee. This pain is generally localized towards the bottom of the kneecap. The actual injury is inflammation or degeneration of the patella tendon, which connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone. The patellar tendon is located at the front of the thigh and working with the muscles, allows the knee to exte...
Posted on 2023-01-03

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement
The orthopedic procedure of knee joint replacement is called a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This surgery involves replacing the existing knee joint with a prosthetic joint . Orthopedic surgeons replace knee joints in order to end pain, stiffness, and loss of function most commonly from arthritis. Proper physical therapy and exercise will help restore strength and mobility to the knee and a gradual return to everyday activities after a total knee replacement. Reasons for a Total Knee Repla...
Posted on 2022-07-11

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