Tag: knee care

How to NOT Ruin Your Knees

by Boyd W. Haynes, III, MD – Orthopaedic & Spine Center Knee Specialist At the Orthopaedic & Spine Center, knee pain is the most common ailment that we see. Knees are a complicated joint – they bear our weight and have many delicate parts to them. They are required to work very hard for us,… Read more »

Meniscal Tears, Knee Cartilage Deterioration and Knee Care

  Meniscal Tears Boyd W. Haynes III, MD We all know that the thigh bone’s connected to the shin bone and the shin bone is connected to the ankle bone…But, before we call the whole thing off, let’s discuss the lesser sung hero: the cartilage. Cartilage is our friend. We want it to hang around… Read more »

Updates on Viscosupplementation to Treat Symptomatic Knee OsteoArthritis

by Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Recently, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) updated their Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.  In general, the CPG’s are recommendations from the AAOS on the treatment of certain diseases which are based on the published clinical research.  The published literature is evaluated… Read more »

Knee Pain Relief and the Confessions of a Big Baby

Written by an Orthopaedic & Spine Center Staffer (who shall remain anonymous) My knees ache! Carrying around this extra weight for all these years is not helping. “Lose weight”, says my doctor. How can I exercise to get the weight off when my knees are so painful? It is a vicious cycle: Lose weight with… Read more »