Tuesday, 12 March 2024 / Published in MRI
MRI vs. CT
CT (Computed Tomography) and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) are both medical imaging techniques used to produce detailed images of structures inside the body. While they serve similar purposes, they work on different principles and have distinct advantages and disadvantages. CT (Computed Tomography): Principle: CT scans use X-rays to create detailed cross-sectional images of the body.
Thursday, 25 January 2024 / Published in Xray
The Importance of Imaging in Diagnosing Joint and Knee Issues
There are several different imaging methods available to doctors, and each has advantages depending upon the nature of the injury and the type of tissue that is injured.
Thursday, 04 January 2024 / Published in Osteoarthritis
Knee Osteoarthritis: Managing Joint Pain and Staying Active
Osteoarthritis, particularly when it affects the knee joints, is one of the leading causes of debility in the United States, affecting over 32 million adults. The degree of infirmity varies from person to person, and for those who suffer from the pain and stiffness associated with this condition, finding the right treatment can be challenging.
Saturday, 23 December 2023 / Published in Knee Cartilage
Cartilage Damage in the Knee: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options
Knees are complex joints, with bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and cartilage working together to provide mobility.
Saturday, 04 November 2023 / Published in Athlete Knee Care
Basketball Injuries: Knee Problems & Prevention Strategies
Basketball knee injuries are often very painful and debilitating, forcing players off the court for several games or even the whole season
Tuesday, 24 October 2023 / Published in Athlete Knee Care
Managing Patellar Tendonitis: Treatment and Recovery Strategies
Jumper's knee, or patellar tendonitis, is a common ailment that plagues athletes and other active individuals.
Thursday, 28 September 2023 / Published in Pain Management
Managing Knee Pain: Non-Surgical Options
Knee pain is a common issue that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether from an acute injury or a chronic condition, the discomfort can significantly impact one's daily life and hinder mobility.
Monday, 04 September 2023 / Published in Post Surgery
Nutrition and Knees: Foods That Promote Joint Health
Eating the right foods can help proactively prevent injury and is also critical in post-surgery recovery.
Friday, 04 August 2023 / Published in Athlete Knee Care
Common Knee Injuries In Athletes
Here are some of the most common knee injuries TJN Ortho sees in athletes, their causes, and the available treatments.
Monday, 24 July 2023 / Published in Arthritis, Arthritis Surgery
Can You Get Rheumatoid Arthritis in Your Knees
RA originates in the synovium, the soft membrane that lines your joints and protects them.