Tag:

knee surgery

Patient Story

‘I knew I was down and out’

When knee pain meant she had to give up walking her beloved dog, Elizabeth Winstanley realized the time had come for surgery.

Patient Story

Bringing back the bounce

Ever since her teenage years, Samantha Searl had accepted knee pain as part of life. Not until age 48 did she discover she didn't have to live that way.

After knee replacement, play on

Leaving persistent pain behind, athletes get back to enjoying life again post-surgery.

Patient Story

Off the sidelines

With two new knees and plenty of post-surgery discipline, Natasha Hudnell aims to keep up with her son and three granddaughters.

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

New treatment shows promise for knee arthritis

Study: A single shot of the patient's own stem cells improved pain and mobility.

Knee pain, go away

Arthritis patients may get short-term results with steroids, but long-term success with a different kind of shot.

More Americans getting knees replaced

The procedure rate nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010, with younger Baby Boomers increasingly seeking better mobility as they age.

Why is my knee still swollen 8 weeks after surgery?

This question is asked by many patients and may be applied to many joints such as ankles, hands, and elbows for the weeks following the initial injury or surgical intervention.

Value of arthroscopic knee surgery questioned in older adults

'The bottom line is that arthroscopy only takes out torn, damaged tissue; it does not put anything back,' expert says.

Subscribe to Health Beat

Join our mailing list and we'll deliver our best stories to your inbox, for free!

We'll never share your email with anyone else.

You have Successfully Subscribed!