What is a Meniscectomy?

What is a Meniscectomy

Meniscectomy is a surgical procedure performed by orthopedic surgeons, including those at Ortho Miami, to treat a torn meniscus in the knee. The meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage that acts as a cushion and stabilizer within the knee joint. When a meniscus tear occurs due to injury or degeneration, it can cause pain, swelling, and […]

What exactly is Iliotibial Band Syndrome in Joggers and Runners?


Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common overuse injury among runners and joggers, characterized by pain on the outside of the knee caused by inflammation of the iliotibial band, which stabilizes the knee joint during activities like running and cycling. Overuse of your muscles and tendons can lead to a whole range of painful and […]

Can PRP Help With Knee Arthritis?

Knee Arthritis

If you live with knee arthritis, you know how painful and debilitating it can be. But for many people, the idea of undergoing invasive knee replacement surgery is unappealing, intimidating, and scary. That is one of the reasons researchers and physicians have spent years developing new techniques and therapies for knee arthritis that spare patients […]

Did I Tear My ACL?

ACL If you watch sports regularly, you’ve likely seen an athlete suddenly fall to the ground, writhing in pain and anguish, clutching their knee before being carried off the field or court. Soon after that, the news breaks that the reason the stricken athlete was so upset was not only because of pain or the […]

Benefits of PRP For Knee Arthritis

knee arthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common, painful, and debilitating condition. In fact, the knee is more often afflicted with arthritis than any other joint in the body. Not only does knee arthritis significantly impact quality of life, but relieving pain and restoring mobility usually involves invasive knee replacement surgery and all of the risks, […]