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APPROPRIATENESS OF MENISCUS TEAR SURGERY

Recently, a Finnish study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that meniscus tear surgery only helps certain patients, and in some cases doing nothing at all is as effective as surgery.

Jun 20th, 2017
OSTEOTOMY AND ACL RECONSTRUCTION

When examining a patient who fails his or her first ACL reconstruction, it is important to determine if the cause of failure could be malalignment of the knee joint.

May 31st, 2017
STEVIE BROWN’S ACL SURGERY

Recently, while playing in the New York Giants’ third preseason game against the New York Jets, safety Stevie Brown hurt his knee while intercepting a pass.

Apr 12th, 2017
ACL TEARS IN CHILDREN

Several studies and articles have been published recently describing the increased occurrence of ACL tears in children and young adults.

Apr 1st, 2017
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KNEE ARTHRITIS

Knees are complex joints that can bear a large amount of weight at any time. For everyone, especially active and athletic individuals, the pressure and strain that we put our knees through can be extreme.

Jan 18th, 2017
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Dec 12th, 2016
WHAT IS KNEE PHYSICAL THERAPY?

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints among people seeing their doctors and it’s due to many reasons.

Nov 11th, 2016
PRP & STEM CELL THERAPY

PRP (platelet rich plasma) and stem cell therapy are two different ways to help aid recovery after surgery and/or injury and both are playing larger roles within the context of sports medicine.

Oct 3rd, 2016
WHAT IS A TWISTED KNEE?

A twisted knee is an injury that can range from mild to severe and is usually painful, even debilitating, depending on the extent of injury and damage to the knee joint.

Sep 20th, 2016
DANGERS OF PLAYING THROUGH MENISCUS TEARS

Dr. Millstein cautions meniscus tear patients against returning to play too soon after injury. If you have suffered a meniscus tear or another knee injury, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Millstein for a consultation.

May 23rd, 2016
MENISCUS REPAIR SURGERY

Meniscus tears usually require surgical treatment to minimize a player’s time off the court and maximize their ability to return to full activities.

Apr 4th, 2016
WHEN A SURGEON BECOMES THE PATIENT

I recently surpassed the six month “anniversary” of my open heart surgery for a congenital defect. I’m very happy to share that the surgery was a success, and I’ve been back at work for five months now and feel as good as I did the day I walked into the ho

Feb 22nd, 2016
LATERAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT INJURY

veryone is familiar with the garden variety sprains that include the ACL, PCL and MCL, yet there is another sprain that cannot go unnoticed — the lateral collateral ligament (LCL) sprain.

Jan 6th, 2016
SPRINGING BACK AFTER ACHILLES TENDON REPAIR

The frequency of Achilles tendon ruptures (complete tears) in professional athletes mirrors that of weekend warriors and may result in significant long term disability.

Dec 22nd, 2015
ACL EDUCATION FOR ATHLETES

ACL tears are among the most common sports-related injuries and in 2011 the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine reported around 150,000 ACL injuries.

Oct 28th, 2015
SOCCER PLAYERS OFTEN RECOVER FULLY FROM ACL INJURIES

The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine estimates there are about 150,000 ACL injuries in the U.S. every year, and it often affects soccer players because of the jumping and quick changes in direction that comes with playing the sport.

Aug 7th, 2015
ADRIAN PETERSON’S STAGGERING ACL RECOVERY

While many athletes find that an ACL injury puts them out of the game for months, if not years, advances in ACL surgery are making it possible for sports stars to get back to their games faster.

Jun 3rd, 2013
ACL RECONSTRUCTION IN TEENS

According to an NBC report, the rate of ACL injury among young athletes has risen a staggering 400 percent in the last ten years.

Feb 11th, 2013
STRESS FRACTURES IN RUNNERS

Stress fractures occur due to repetitive loads on bones from exercises that cause an imbalance between bone resorption and bone repair.

Dec 26th, 2012
I TORE MY ROTATOR CUFF, NOW WHAT?

When the rotator cuff is injured, it is the tendons of these muscles that are injured. Tendons connect muscle to bone, and can be susceptible to inflammation or tearing near this attachment.

Sep 3rd, 2012
THE IMPORTANCE OF REHAB AFTER SURGERY

Depending on the severity of the injury and the type of surgery, as well as other factors like age and activity level, you may need to participate in a formal rehabilitation program to regain strength and flexibility after your orthopedic surgery.

Jun 4th, 2012
BENEFITS OF ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY

Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure often utilized to confirm a diagnosis made by physical examination and imaging studies.

Jan 3rd, 2012
HOW TO PREVENT KNEE INJURIES

While many people will experience knee injuries at some point in their lives, there are ways to prevent them.

Dec 1st, 2011