What are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Patients?

With recent advances in medical technology, minimally invasive surgery is becoming more and more widespread in hospitals and outpatient surgery centers across the country, but what are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery for patients and why should you care? “Our array of treatment represents the whole gamut of what’s available,” says Thomas P. Obade, [...]

What are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Patients?2018-12-18T13:46:00-04:00

Meniscus Tears and Repair

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. Anyone at any age can tear a meniscus, but athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at higher risk for meniscus tears. When an orthopaedic surgeon references torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. To understand a meniscus [...]

Meniscus Tears and Repair2018-12-18T13:48:52-04:00

Are ACL Injuries More Common in Women?

Are ACL injuries more common in women? The answer is yes. When compared to men, women put greater stress on their knees as a result of differences in biomechanics. The space for ACL movement is more limited in women than in men, due to a narrower notch. Within this restricted space, the femoral condyles can more easily pinch [...]

Are ACL Injuries More Common in Women?2018-12-18T13:51:12-04:00

How Different Surfaces Affect Your Running

Did you know the surface a runner chooses to run on can have different effects on their body? Running on hard surfaces can sometimes lead to more stress and result in injuries like inflation in the achilles tendon, shin splints and stress fractures in the small bones of the foot or ankle. Running on soft [...]

How Different Surfaces Affect Your Running2018-12-18T13:56:03-04:00