Category Archives: Knee

The Unhappy Triad, ACL, MCL, blown knee

The Unhappy Triad

“The unhappy triad” (also referred to as terrible triad or horrible triangle) is a common injury to the knee that is often seen in contact sports such as football, rugby, and basketball. It consists of tears to three major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus.


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Physical Therapy Modalities and Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Braces and Orthotics

Here at Advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we are proud to also offer various braces and orthotic casting in addition to our physical therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic services throughout our 6 locations. We have a wide variety of braces that maybe you have received or are a good candidate to benefit from, depending on your


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Tips for Fall Prevention

Falls can cause significant injury as well as reduce your independence. Injury due to a fall can make daily living difficult and exhausting. According to the APTA, one third of people over the age of 65 and about one half of people over the age of 80 will fall at least once this year. Physical


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Chondromalacia

What is Chondromalacia? It is a condition where the cartilage on the undersurface of the patella (kneecap) deteriorates and softens. The patient population: It is more common among adolescences and young adults, people who participate in activities such as running, skiing, cycling and soccer which puts repeated pressure on the patellofemoral joint. It also common


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Knee OA diagnosis

So you think you may have knee osteoarthritis? How do you find out? Did you know there are multiple forms of arthritis? Three of the most commonly seen forms are: Osteoarthritis: The most commonly seen, degenerative form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that can affect multiple joints in body, including


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