Sports medicine

Knee replacement FAQs

Tap a question What causes OA? Factors that may lead to OA include: weight gain, advancing age and joint injury. What is OA of the knee? The knee joint includes the patella (kneecap), the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia (shinbone). … READ MORE

Osteoarthritis of the knee FAQs

Tap a question What causes OA? Factors that may lead to OA include: weight gain, advancing age and joint injury. What is OA of the knee? The knee joint includes the patella (kneecap), the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia (shinbone). … READ MORE

Foot and ankle conditions

Take a moment to discover something new about your feet. Whatever condition you’re suffering from, we’re here to help you take the next step to recovery. The Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Ohio posted a … READ MORE

Knee problems and injury

Treatment for a knee problem or injury may include first aid measures, rest, bracing, physiotherapy, medicine and in some cases, surgery. Treatment depends on the location, type, and severity of the injury as well as your age, … READ MORE

Work related joint disorders

A change of physical working methods can lead to you developing a joint disorder. In this booklet we’ll explain how some common problems can arise and how to recognise them. We’ll explain the possible causes of symptoms and also … READ MORE

Sports and exercise injuries

Exercise and sport should be good for your physical and mental health if you undertake it sensibly and take into account your current level of health and fitness. Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Hip replacement surgery

If you’re thinking about having hip replacement surgery you’ll probably have lots of questions on your mind. In this booklet we’ll explain when hip replacement might be needed and what you can expect from surgery. To help you in … READ MORE

Osgood-Schlatter disease (knee pain)

A common form of growing pains or overuse in early adolescence involves the shinbone and the knee. The shinbone (tibia) has a raised area just below the kneecap called the tibial tubercle. The tubercle has two important functions: 1. … READ MORE

Custom knee braces protect your ligaments

Protect and stabilize your knee with a custom knee brace, measured and fit by our professionals. We have first hand experience with a variety of treatments for knee ligament injuries, osteoarthritis and chondromalacia including … READ MORE

Knee conditioning program

This knee conditioning program should be continued for 4 to 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified by your doctor or physical therapist. After your recovery, these exercises can be continued as a maintenance program for lifelong … READ MORE

Hip conditioning and exercise

This is a general conditioning program that provides a wide range of exercises. To ensure that the program is safe and effective for you, it should be performed under your doctor’s supervision. Talk to your doctor or physical … READ MORE

Foot and ankle conditioning program

This foot and ankle conditioning program should be continued for 4 to 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified by your doctor or physical therapist. After your recovery, these exercises can be continued as a maintenance program for … READ MORE

Pediatric Sports Injury Clinic

HealthPointe physicians and healthcare staff work together as a specialized team to provide comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis of your pain condition. Request a referral for an MSK Physiatry Assessment. Your family … READ MORE

Sports Medicine at Winsport

The WinSport Medicine Clinic is located within the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park. A staff of clinical professionals offer an integrated approach to injury. The team includes Canadian Academy of Exercise & Sport … READ MORE

Orthopedics public education links

Public and patient education Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute Alberta Health and Wellness Disease and Injury Resources American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Patient Education Library Canadian Orthopaedic Association … READ MORE

Knee replacement surgery

If you’re thinking about having knee replacement surgery you’ll probably have lots of questions. In this booklet we’ll explain when knee replacement might be needed and what you can expect from surgery. To help you in making an … READ MORE
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