Does your knee feel unstable? Dr. Schultz explains the causes of knee instability, why it's so important, and how you can treat it to avoid injury.
Ski and snowboarding season is upon us. Early season conditions mixed with overly enthusiastic fans can result in knee injuries and surgeries, and ACL injuries are one of the most common. What is an ACL? What is ACL surgery? Can ACL reconstruction fail? Can an ACL tear heal without surgery? Is there a non-surgical treatment for … Continued
Meniscus surgery is a widely performed surgery for meniscus tears with 34,966 performed in 2015 (1). What is a knee meniscus? What is meniscus surgery? What can I expect after arthroscopic knee surgery? Why is my knee popping after meniscus surgery? Let’s dig in. What is a Knee Meniscus? The meniscus is a figure-eight fibrocartilage … Continued
Knee pain can arise from different structures including cartilage, ligaments and meniscus. What is a meniscus tear? How long is meniscus tear recovery time without surgery? Let’s dig in. What is a Knee Meniscus? The meniscus is a figure-eight fibrocartilage that acts as a shock absorber between your thigh and shin bones. There are … Continued
How long does it take to recover from a knee PRP injection? When can you walk? How long does it take for a knee PRP injection to work? Let’s dig into PRP injection knee recovery time. What Is PRP Injection Knee Recovery Time? To understand PRP injection knee recovery time you first have to understand … Continued
We invented the ACL knee stem cell injection procedure like we invented many of the same-day orthopedic injection procedures being offered today. What prompts this blog post is an e-mail from a patient who reported her results and recovery. Like many of our patients, she avoided an ACL surgery recovery through the Perc-ACLR procedure. Hence … Continued
Are stem cells for knee effective? Dr. Centeno reviews the research for you and digests it to answer this important question.
Injuries to ACL are life-changing as witnessed by professional athletes who fail to return to high-level play after ACL surgery. The frequency of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries (aka “partial ACL tears”) are increasing and an estimated 150,000 ACL reconstructions performed per year in the United States (1). What is the ACL? The Anterior Cruciate … Continued
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a key ligament in the knee that resists forward movement and rotation and as such is a key stabilizer. In 2005, we at Centeno-Schultz Clinic invented ACL stem cell injections to better treat it.. Tear of the ACL is a significant injury as it destabilizes the knee, compromises function, … Continued
Knee pain can be disabling compromising quality of life and one’s ability to hike, run or ski. And it takes something as simple as curcumin to help with it. Traditional treatment options include ice, rest and oral NSAID’s such as Alleve, Motrin and Diclofenac. Significant side effects associated NSAID include: Are there safe alternatives? Meet … Continued