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Waiting on ACL Surgery Protects Knee Cartilage

Repairing the ACL within a few weeks or months of injury has become the standard of care. However, is this really best for the patient? A new study demonstrates that we may be harming more patients with this approach than we’re helping. Let’s review. ACL Reconstruction I have seen many surgeons conclude that ACL reconstruction…
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Is the ITB Connected to the Lateral Meniscus?

You would think that in the early 21st century we would have figured out everything there is to know about the human knee, but you would be wrong. In fact, it was just a few years ago that the anterior lateral ligament was discovered. How is that possible? Because physicians and anatomists have a hard…
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Over 40 and Considering Meniscus Surgery? Think Again

A new study confirms what many other studies have also shown—meniscus surgery is no better than no surgery for pain or function outcomes in those age 40 and older. While this isn't a new finding by any means, it certainly adds more confirmation that meniscus surgery is a bad idea.

Low Activity with Knee Arthritis May Increase the Risk of Heart Disease

Just because you have knee arthritis doesn't mean you're condemned to your couch for the rest of your life. It doesn't mean you should stop being active...it's important to maintain a good exercise routine.

Return to Function and Satisfaction After Total Knee Replacement? Fact vs. Fiction

At the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, we acknowledge the pain and limitation associated with knee osteoarthritis. It can make the simplest task, like walking upstairs or getting out of a chair, almost impossible at times. Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis occurs in 10% of men and 13% of women in the United States. The rate of osteoarthritis has more than doubled since 1940.

Does Arthroscopy Rob the Knee of Stem Cells?

Dr. Centeno discusses how knee arthroscopy procedures can remove or kill resident stem cells needed for the maintenance and repair of tissues.

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