How do I know if I need an MRI of my knee after an injury?
If you have injured your knee, an orthopedist will usually get x-rays first to make sure that you have not fractured the bone and to make sure that the bones of your knee are in the correct position. The x-rays also help to determine whether you have any arthritis. The MRI is helpful in evaluating... Full Post
How do I know when to see a doctor after a knee injury?
There are several instances in which you should see an orthopedist after a knee injury. First, if you are having pain which you did not previously have, that may signal a torn meniscus, cartilage injury, or ligament tear. Also, swelling is often a sign of a knee problem. Finally, if you have not... Full Post
What is hip arthroscopy?
Arthroscopy of the hip is minimally invasive surgery performed by inserting a camera (the arthroscope) through a small incision to visualize the inside of the hip. Another small incision is made which allows the surgeon to move instruments in and out of the hip. Hip arthroscopy is typically performed... Full Post