During surgery, a bone and soft tissue graft is taken (or harvested) from the anterior knee. A small portion of bone is taken from both the patella (knee cap) and tibia (shin bone).The bone grafts are connected to each other by a piece of strong patellar tendon. This graft with its three components will now serve as the new ACL ligament.
Lateral Ankle Reconstruction is required to treat recurrent ankle sprains with chronic instability. These injuries are common in sports with repetitive jumping as well as traumatic occurrences. This procedure repairs the lateral ligaments of the ankle and the repair is reinforced by a synthetic internal ligament-like material.
A total knee replacement is used to treat severe osteoarthritis of the knee. The procedure resurfaces the medial and lateral compartments of femur and tibia as well as the patella.
Knee joint arthroscopy is performed with a surgical arthroscope that allows the surgeon to indirectly view the knee's anatomy on a television monitor. Torn or ragged tissue can be easily trimmed and removed, and other structures can be viewed to verify that they are intact. Three to four small, half-inch incisions allow the arthroscopi
Knee joint arthroscopy is performed with a surgical arthroscope that allows the surgeon to indirectly view the knee's anatomy on a television monitor. Torn or ragged tissue can be easily trimmed and removed, and other structures can be viewed to verify that they are intact. Three to four small, half-inch incisions allow the arthroscopic camera and other instruments to be inserted into the knee joint. The arthroscope's small video camera allows the surgeon and assistants to access the status of the knee's anatomy, including both cruciate ligaments, the lateral and medial meniscus, and other soft tissue structures.
Recovery time from arthroscopic surgery is much shorter than it is for conventional or open surgery. Because the incisions for this minimally invasive surgery are much smaller, patients experience less post-operative discomfort, and are able to return to their daily activities in a much shortened time period.
The cartilage that cushions the shoulder socket is also known as the labrum. This tissue can tear from compression, twisting and often overuse injuries of the shoulder. Small tear can be debrided away similar to a knee arthroscopy, however larger tears need to be anchored back to the glenoid to assure proper attachment and full function.
A partial knee replacement is used to treat moderate to severe arthritis of the knee. This procedure replaces the medial components of the femur and tibia, allowing a patient to keep existing lateral bone that may not need to be replaced. Recovery time is typically less than a total knee replacement.
Patellar Tendon Repair
Patellar Subluxation Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Repair of Shoulder Instability
Achilles Tendon Repair
Carpel Tunnel Release
Elbow Ligament "Tommy John" Reconstruction
Repair of Tennis Elbow
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