The knee is the largest and one of the most easily injured joints in the body, and knee injuries are one of the most common reasons for consulting an orthopedist. Knees contain a complex system of bone, tendons and ligaments that require special attention in the event of a sports injury, muscle strain, fracture, torn ligament, torn tendon, bursitis or other condition.
Drs. Lahav and Schachter are subspecialists in sports medicine and arthroscopy and are able to offer the most recent techniques to treat injuries of the knee – including ACL injuries and cartilage conditions. Additionally, as a subspecialist in adult reconstruction, Dr. Lahav is adept at advanced surgical treatment for knee arthritis, including primary and revision knee replacement reconstruction.
- Common knee injuries
- What is an ACL injury?
- What is a meniscus tear?
- What is a kneecap dislocation?
- What is kneecap pain?
- What is a knee “scope”?
- When should a patient with an ACL injury have a reconstruction?
- What is knee arthritis?
- Knee arthritis – frequently asked questions
- What are lubricating injections?
- What is a knee replacement?