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63 y/o Home Business Owner – Knee Replacement

Her knee had been bothering her for years – “bone on bone” as the phrase goes – so she finally decided to pursue knee replacement. She underwent a complete medial meniscectomy (removal of the meniscus) when she was 17 years old, and arthroscopic surgery years afterward to “clean up” arthritic damage. “I was told 25 years ago I’d need this surgery.” Just 6 days after her replacement, she arrived in our office to start her rehabilitation. (more…)

58 year old Software Tester – Hip Replacement

He underwent a hip replacement a couple of weeks earlier, after suffering for 15 years with arthritis-related hip pain. After performing a few light exercises at home, he was referred for outpatient rehabilitation, with his first priority to get back to work, hiking, biking, and riding his motor cycle. (more…)

44 year old Technology Trainer, Hip/Groin Pain

After teaching all day and 3 hours in a car, he had severe right hip pain that was in the groin. He’d had a similar pain in the past, but it would pass in a few minutes. This time he was limping, and it’d been several days without any letup, so he reached out to me via Facebook. (more…)

66 y/o Retired Salesman, Knee Replacement

Knee Replacements are a treatment for advanced arthritis of the knee, usually resulting from normal wear and tear or trauma. The cartilage surfaces of the knee are replaced. These new joint surfaces are made of metal alloy and plastic, and (of course) have no nerves, effectively ending the painful cycle. (more…)

24 y/o Female Professional Musician, Chronic Hip Pain

She began to have a familiar hip pain – from the groin to the outside – that had plagued her previously. She had already underwent hip arthroscopy in Dallas and another arthroscopy in Boston, where her labrum (piece of cartilage in the joint) was repaired. She was hurting bad enough that it was impeding on her daily activities and stopping her from working out. (more…)

61 year-old Mail Carrier with Knee Arthritis

She’s trying to finish out her career before resorting to knee replacement and we’re glad to help! Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common problem and is becoming more common over time due to our aging population overall. While knee replacement is a great alternative for most, the lengthy rehabilitation process, time off work, and other factors, make it the wrong option for some. (more…)

Chronic Knee Pain – 22 y/o Former College Soccer Player

She suffered a season-ending knee injury injury in March, and started her rehabilitation elsewhere. Her recovery was very slow, and eventually came to a halt. She graduated, started her career, and came to us to attempt to complete her recovery. (more…)

Chasing "The Latest Thing"

I recently received a voicemail message from a former patient (whose son I had also treated) asking if I practice a specific proprietary, trademarked, and well-publicized technique. I responded via email, and then realized that this response could have been written a dozen or so times over my previous 17 years as a therapist, so I ought to just make a generic letter regarding all such techniques: (more…)

Relationship Between Hip Strength and Knee Function

Anecdotal evidence over several years has been augmented recently by research evidence quantifying the relationship between strength of the hip girdle musculature and knee function. (more…)

Behind Most Painful Knees There’s a Knee Flexion Contracture

A recent article in the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy addresses a problem that many orthopedic physical therapists have been talking about for years – the prevalence of knee flexion contractures in painful knees. Irrespective of the type of anatomic problem that afflicts the knee, the end result is something this article refers to as deconditioned knee syndrome. (more…)