Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: Why it breaks, when to operate and what is partial tear

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: Why it breaks, when to operate and what is partial tear

The injury of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is very frequent in sports, especially contact sports and sudden twists involving the knee. Currently, the rupture of the Cruciate Ligament has a very good prognosis and a magnificent recovery. We have examples of returning to sports at the same level or even better: in  soccer ,  Xavi Hernández ; in  basketball ,  Ricky Rubio ; in  handball ,  Carlos Read more…

Pain and complications of knee arthroscopy: causes, symptoms and treatment

Among all orthopedic surgeries, arthroscopy is considered the least invasive. Nevertheless, its implementation is associated with a certain risk. According to statistics, arthroscopic interventions are accompanied by the development of complications in 0.6-1.7% of cases. The likelihood of occurrence of undesirable consequences directly depends on the complexity of the operation. They occur less often Read more…

physiotherapy for arthrosis of the knee

The benefits and effectiveness of physiotherapy for arthrosis of the knee

Significantly improve the patient’s condition allows the complex treatment of the disease. Physiotherapy for arthrosis of the knee relieves pain, restores blood flow, improves nutrition and promotes joint regeneration. It is prescribed for treatment and prevention. In medical practice, six physiotherapeutic techniques are actively used: laser, electrophoresis, ultrasound, ozone, paraffin, magnets. In order to Read more…

Knee arthritis treatment with compresses

Knee arthritis treatment with compresses

Arthritis is a condition in which an inflammatory process flares up in the joints, which affects mobility, which provokes the appearance of pain. Traditional medicine suggests using compresses for arthritis in the knee joint. A complete cure for inflammatory pathology is possible only with an integrated approach. Therapy for a complex disease should Read more…