What Are the Symptoms of Torn Knee Tendons?
There’s no question that knees get a lot of use: walking, climbing stairs, squatting, kneeling, running, and even sitting and standing. And if you play sports, work out, or dance, you can add things like jumping, pivoting, juking, and sprinting to the list. 
When Is Partial Knee Resurfacing The Better Option?
The knee is the body’s largest joint, and one of the most heavily used parts of the body. Properly functioning knees are critical for balance, movement, and bearing weight. Nearly every normal daily activity involves knee functionality. So it is not surprising that, when you experience a knee problem, you want a solution.
How Do You Know If You Have A Torn Meniscus
The meniscus is soft, resilient cartilage in your knee joint between your thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia). It creates a cushion to absorb shock and to prevent bone rubbing on bone. If you twist too quickly or radically at your knee joint when your knee is bearing weight, you can tear the meniscus. It is a common sports injury when athletes run, jump, juke, or pivot. But, really, it can happen even while you are moving about in your kitchen or at the office.
4 Common Knee Injuries That Should Be Seen By A Professional
You may remember from physical education class that injuries should be treated by applying RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. In many cases, implementing the measures recommended by this useful acronym is good advice. However, you will need professional consultation for the following types of common knee injuries.
caring for a dislocated patella
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 / Published in Knee Injuries
Caring For A Dislocated Patella
A dislocated patella, or kneecap, can be extremely painful, but the good news is that this is an injury that can usually be treated without surgery. While seeking medical attention is always important to determine the extent of your injury, the kneecap can often be realigned and treated using simple, proven methods.
What Happens When An ACL Injury Is Left Untreated?
An ACL injury is one of the most common knee injuries that affect both men and women alike. It typically affects active or athletic individuals, and when it does, it can cause the kind of pain and limitation that negatively impacts the quality of daily life. If this injury is left untreated, it can cause significant pain, further damage to the knee, and severe limitations.
The Fastest Way To Heal Patellar Tendonitis
r tendonitis is an injury of the knee. Having healthy, mobile knees is important for everyone, but especially for people who like to stay active. If you are struggling with this injury, Dr. Tchejeyan can help. Here is a little more information on healing tendonitis of the patella.
3 Steps To Reducing Joint pain
Friday, 04 June 2021 / Published in Dr Greg Tchejeyan, Knee Injuries
3 Steps To Reducing Joint pain
Chronic joint pain affects millions of Americans each year.  Joint pain is extremely common, especially as you age.  And guess which joint is complained about most frequently?  The knee! As an active, weight-bearing joint, the knee is a source of pain and problems for many people.  The knee is the strongest joint in the human
MAY CASE OF THE MONTH
Each month, we like to highlight a case that might help other people who experience similar symptoms understand their surgical options.  Please consult with your doctor as this is not considered medical advice. This patient has agreed to share their story. *Names have been changed to protect their privacy. Mary* is a 77 year old
HOW TO PREVENT CYCLING INJURIES OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY
Recently, Dr. Tchejeyan had the pleasure of speaking with a group of athletes about injuries of the lower extremities that result from cycling.   In partnership with the local bike shop, Serious Cycling, Dr. T. gave an informational zoom session that helped several cyclists better understand the choices and changes they could make to improve