Knee pain is worse after meniscus surgery

Many people that we see  in our examination rooms have had a meniscus surgery. They are seeking our help in relieving the knee pain that they continue to have following the surgery. For some the pain started immediately after surgery, for others the pain became progressively worse and as the months and years went by

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Injections for torn meniscus

Many people today are exploring meniscus surgery alternatives. One reason is that they may still be on a waiting list to get the surgery and have somehow managed to “live with it.” Another is that they have been doing research and are not absolutely convinced that meniscus surgery will help them anyway. Is surgery the

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Can I golf with a meniscus tear?

I have written a few articles on this website on the subject of meniscus tears. In this article I want to more focus on the golfer and his/her meniscus tear. There is not much by way of research specific to meniscus tears in golfers. Most of the literature surrounding the knee in golfers relates to

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Can stem cell therapy repair and regenerate cartilage inside your knee

Stem cell therapy works in a multi-factorial way. Stem cells repair, stem cells regenerate, and stem cells communicate. Communication is one of the key but less understood functions of stem cell therapy. In this communication aspect, newly introduced stem cells (those introduced in stem cell therapy injections) can mobilize stem cells already in your knee

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Biological knee replacement – Meniscal allograft transplantation – microfracture knee surgery

Biological knee replacement or knee reconstruction is a more recent term to describe the surgical procedure of combined meniscal allograft transplantation and surgical cartilage repair. It is recommended to patients with painful, meniscus-deficient knees and full-thickness cartilage damage. In the research we will examine below, some surgeons are questioning the value of these procedures. Also

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy | Meniscus Tear Injections

Even before it became more challenging to get a meniscus tear surgery, people contacted me to see if our treatments of platelet rich plasma therapy could help them avoid arthroscopic knee surgery. More questions came from the people who were told that they would need total removal of the meniscus or meniscectomy. I am going

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