Category Archives: Knee

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PFPS: What is it and what to do for it

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a very common cause of knee pain amongst gym goers and runners. According to an article published by Drs. Dixit and DiFiori, it is caused by imbalances in forces controlling patellar tracking during knee flexion and extension (in other words, bending and straightening, respectively), muscle dysfunction, hypermobile patella (‘knee cap’),


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MCL Sprains

MCL Sprains A sprained or torn MCL is a phrase that you may have commonly overheard; but what does it mean? When speaking of the MCL people are commonly referring to the medial collateral ligament of the knee. Injury to the MCL is one of the most common knee injuries, especially with athletes. When injuring


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Knee Osteoarthritis | Red Bank | Edison | Brick NJ

Knee Replacement – What to Expect

A Knee replacement is a surgery that should be considered when daily tasks like walking, standing, and transferring from sitting to standing become painful. It is usually recommended to individuals who have severe arthritis or other significant injury. A knee replacement is classified under the heading of a total knee replacement or partial knee replacement.


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Jumper’s Knee

Patella tendonitis, or as it is commonly called, Jumper’s knee, is a repetitive use injury that occurs most commonly to individuals from 10-40 years old. To fully understand the injury, we have to understand the anatomy. The patella tendon lies in the front aspect of our knee. It connects the quadriceps, the muscle in the


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CONCENTRIC VS. ECCENTRIC TRAINING: POST-OPERATIVE HIP/KNEE REPLACEMENT REHAB

Following a traumatic surgery such as a total hip replacement or total knee replacement, there is always inevitably a loss of muscle mass (known as atrophy) and overall muscle strength. This often presents functionally as difficulty with lifting a leg, standing up from a seated position, maintaining a standing position, walking, and going up and


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The Unhappy Triad, ACL, MCL, blown knee

The Unhappy Triad

“The unhappy triad” (also referred to as terrible triad or horrible triangle) is a common injury to the knee that is often seen in contact sports such as football, rugby, and basketball. It consists of tears to three major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus.


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Physical Therapy Modalities and Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Braces and Orthotics

Here at Advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we are proud to also offer various braces and orthotic casting in addition to our physical therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic services throughout our 6 locations. We have a wide variety of braces that maybe you have received or are a good candidate to benefit from, depending on your


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