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.
Recently, two Belgian orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Steven Claes and Dr. Johan Bellemans, published a paper describing the location and function of a previously unknown body part: the anterolateral ligament (ALL).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.