What To Do in Event of Patella Dislocation

The triangular bone covering the ligaments of the knee is called a patella, or kneecap. If the patella dislocates due to a fall or sports injury, the ligaments around it are usually torn, too. It is always very painful, so much that even the tough guys will wallow in...

Meniscus Injury Symptoms (As Told by Orthopaedic Doctors)

Meniscus injuries are a common problem among athletes, but they can also occur in other settings. The meniscus is a C-shaped wedge of cartilage that help to cushion the bones that make up the knee joint. When people refer to torn cartilage in the knee, they generally...

Orthopedic Advice and Tips for Relieving Hip Pain

Suffering from hip pain can rob you of enjoying life. This type of pain is typically felt not only in your hip joint, but it also can be felt around it. If you suffer from this condition, here are some of the common causes, as well as some treatments and tips for...

A Positive Attitude is Key to Defeating Back Pain

Nonspecific lower back pain affects around one-third of the British population at any given time. It’s a leading cause of disability, missed work, and doctor’s visits. Despite all of these horrific statistics, medicine hasn’t come up with much in the...

Diagnosing Shoulder Pain

When people complain of pain in their shoulder, the likelihood is that the pain is actually occurring somewhere in an integrated network of joints, tendons, and muscles that work together in order to allow for the range of motion that is possible in the arm. For these...