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Knee Replacement

An Overview of Knee Replacement Surgery The knee is the largest joint in the body, and without a healthy knee everyday activities can become restricted. Typically, nonsurgical treatment such as pain medications and joint [...]

Knee Replacement

Arthrofibrosis Surgery

An Overview of Arthrofibrosis Surgery Arthrofibrosis of the knee can be caused by previous injury or knee surgery. Scar tissue is formed inside the joint which causes shrinkage and tightening of the [...]

Arthrofibrosis Surgery

Joint Preservation Surgery

Joint Preservation Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis Like in the shoulder joint, younger patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis may benefit from surgery that prolongs the need for full knee joint replacement. This type of surgery [...]

Joint Preservation Surgery

ACL Reconstruction

ACL Reconstruction Overview When the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, a knee is likely to become unstable. The ACL provides stability to the joint and prevents the lower leg from sliding forward in relation [...]

ACL Reconstruction

Articular Cartilage Surgery

Articular Cartilage Surgery Overview The most commonly performed articular cartilage surgery techniques for chondral defects are chondroplasty (cartilage removal), microfracture (holes made in bones that release stem cells from the marrow), and Osteochondral autograft transfer [...]

Articular Cartilage Surgery

Meniscus Repair

Meniscus Surgery Overview Dr. Millett will recommend surgical repair for a meniscal tear if symptoms are chronic and/or disabling. If the meniscus tear is causing the joint to lock up, then surgery will almost [...]

Meniscus Repair
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