twisted knee

Cast or Brace?

When you are evaluated by a provider you might be diagnosed with an injury such as a sprain or strain, a fracture or even some diagnosis you may not have ever heard of.  After the provider looks at your x-rays and does special testing, you might receive a cast or a brace.  Why do you …

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Knee Pain, Part II.

Depending on the extent of the tear and location, some meniscal injuries can be treated without surgery.  Physical therapy to increase muscle strength around the joint and increase your range of motion along with anti-inflammatory medication, knee sleeves, activity modification and time are the regimen.  However, you should have significant improvement within 2-3 months if …

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