Knee Pain

Should I have meniscus surgery? Reviews of Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments for Meniscus Tears

Ross A. Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Many people who contact our office are in a decision-making process. The decision is to get a meniscus surgery, or, try to put off or avoid the meniscus surgery and find some type of non-surgical treatment for their knee pain. Many […]

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Pes Anserine bursitis, Pes anserine syndrome, lower hamstring tendonitis

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C We see many people with knee pain. More specifically we see many active people including runners with knee pain. They often have many diagnoses. Some are correct, some are not so correct. Sometimes they will display symptoms over their whole knee and […]

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What to do about knee pain being caused by your unmanaged or uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will explore the challenges faced by people with knee pain and unmanaged or uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. If you are someone suffering from type 2 diabetes and knee pain, one challenge you may be facing is your reduced […]

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Does Estrogen cause or prevent ACL injuries in women?

Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C One of the more controversial discussions surrounding women and ACL injuries is hormonal involvement, specifically hormonal involvement surrounding the menstrual cycle. Research Highlights A January 2024 study in Physical Therapy in Sport (1) looked to see if females were more susceptible to lower extremities injuries […]

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I would like to play golf again – knee replacement and the golfer

Ross Hauser, MD A lot of people play golf with knee pain. As you will see in some of the example stories, case histories, and research below, many golfers play through pain with the help of various remedies and self-help treatments. Eventually, their knee will hurt them so much that […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and knee replacement complications

Ross A. Hauser, MD.  There is not much by way of published research on the problems of knee replacement complications in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome patients. Below I have listed and summarized the most recent research. Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome can have successful knee replacement surgery. However, for some, recovery and complications […]

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