Tag Archives: knee replacement

May
23
2012
Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon

Answers written by: Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon Q1. Is heat or cold therapy better to treat knee pain? Heat is good for muscle tightness or soreness, but cold … More…

Dec
7
2011
Dr. Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, Hip & Knee Surgeon

Q. I was told that I have the early stages of arthritis in my left knee. Can you tell me what I can do to prevent it from getting worse? Arthritis … More…

Jun
29
2011
Dr. Helene Pavlov, Radiologist-in-Chief

Q1. When looking to see if someone is a candidate for total knee replacement, what do you look for on the images? Imaging is used to confirm the specific source … More…

Jun
15
2011
Dr. Brian Halpern, Sports Medicine Physician

Q1: Are patients with immune deficiencies candidates for this PRP treatment? Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments are most appropriate for chronic tendonopathies (disorders of the tendon) and some mild to moderate arthritis. … More…

Apr
21
2011
Dr. Friedrich Boettner, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. I am in my 50s and enjoy running marathons. Will the impact from this activity eventually hurt my knees to the point where I may need a knee replacement? … More…