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Category Archives: Knee Pain

Knee Pain, Orthopedics | Aug 11, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Runner’s Knee

Patients often visit our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors with concerns regarding the health of their knees. People who have been physically active their whole lives and train on a regular basis suddenly notice a growing soreness in one or both of their knees. For them, this situation seems like an anomaly and a nightmare. For our […]

Knee Pain | Dec 22, 2017

Most Popular Questions Asked About ACL Surgery

ACL tears are extremely painful and often impact the patient’s ability to follow through with their usual obligations. The possibility of needing surgery to repair a torn ACL usually solicits numerous questions and concerns for prospects. Such questions often include whether surgery is the only viable treatment option and how long does it take to […]

Knee Pain | May 11, 2018

Try These Knee-Friendly Exercises

Maintaining functional, healthy knees is imperative for ensuring your long-term well-being. When your knees start to hurt, accomplishing basic activities like walking or climbing stairs becomes difficult to impossible to do. For those who enjoy working out – knee pain can prevent you from performing any type of physical activity, whether it’s running or lifting […]

Knee Pain | Nov 26, 2018

Tips From AICA Orthopedics On How To Exercise Without Knee Pain

Your well-being is dependent on functioning knees more than you may know. Think about it. If you have knee pain, even simple tasks such as walking or using the stairs can become tedious. People who exercise regularly are unable to do activities like run, weight train, or dance if they are experiencing knee pain. Preventing […]

Knee Pain | Jan 18, 2019

How To Strengthen Your Knee Joints After Surgery

Knee joint surgery is changing and those who have had arthritic or damaged knees and receiving a new metal model are able to get back to their youthful lifestyles. These metal models are allowing those to not only get back their lives but giving them the ability to even try new things they may not […]

Chronic Pain, Knee Pain | Apr 15, 2019

Importance of Range Of Motion For Chronic Knee Pain Sufferers

Experiencing knee pain can hinder your ability to actively participate in typical daily functions. Regardless if the pain is just a minor flare up or if you suffer from chronic knee pain, there are things you can do to help improve your quality of life.

Knee Pain | May 27, 2019

Atlanta’s Primary Knee Doctors

The knee acts as a hinge which connects the upper part of the leg to the lower and all of the muscles, tendons and ligaments in between.

Preparing For Your Orthopedic Appointment After A Knee Injury | AICA Orthopedics

Knee Pain | Jul 22, 2019

Preparing For Your Orthopedic Appointment After A Knee Injury

If an injury to the knee has occurred, seeking care from one of our Atlanta knee doctors or specialists should be done as soon as possible. When being evaluated by a doctor, they will examine your knee and look for swelling, ask about pain and tenderness and also look for any visible bruising. Mobility and […]

Knee Revision 101 | AICA Orthopedics

Knee Pain | Aug 7, 2019

Knee Revision 101

If joint injury or tissue loss in the knee is something you are experiencing, a total knee replacement surgery may be a good option for you. For those who are looking to live an active life and be free of pain and debilitating symptoms, knee replacements are shown to last for 15-20 years and possibly […]

What You Should Know About Knee Replacement Surgery | AICA Orthopedics

Knee Pain | Aug 9, 2019

What You Should Know About Knee Replacement Surgery

If your knees are unhealthy and you suffer every day in pain, that pain may hinder your ability to perform daily functions. If this is the case, it may be time to seek help from a knee specialist. Your first option should always be non-surgical, and only when all of those options have been exhausted […]

Man feeling knee after getting torn acl surgery at atlanta orthopedic clinic

Knee Pain | Dec 5, 2019

How Long Does ACL Surgery Recovery Take?

Being told that you need anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is at the top of nobody’s list of best possible outcomes from a doctor’s appointment. The surgery conjures images in our minds of painful incisions, long recovery time, and potentially nasty side effects.   Thankfully, ACL surgery is far less invasive nowadays (in most cases), […]

Treating Meniscal Tears | AICA Orthopedics

Knee Pain | Jan 17, 2020

Treating Meniscal Tears

Those who engage in physical sports or engage in physical activity are more susceptible to developing a meniscal tear. This type of trauma can also occur to a person with an aging knee after enduring a lower level of trauma. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors are sharing answers to the most commonly asked questions about meniscal […]

What To Expect During Knee Replacement Recovery

Knee Pain, Surgery | Mar 9, 2020

What To Expect During Knee Replacement Recovery

Knee replacement surgery is a very common surgery, particularly for older individuals who have severe osteoarthritis. Unlike many other surgeries, this one will require you to get up and moving pretty quickly, which is an important part of your healing and recovery. In fact, during your time at the hospital after surgery (typically 1-2 days), […]

How Long Does a Knee MRI Take

Imaging, Knee Pain | Oct 2, 2020

How Long Does a Knee MRI Take?

Did you know that knee pain is one of the most common health concerns that causes many to schedule an appointment with a knee doctor? That’s because knee pain can affect every aspect of your daily life, from walking and exercising to sitting and standing. The knee is a strong joint that bears the weight […]

Should I Get an MRI for a Meniscus Tear

Knee Pain | Oct 13, 2020

Should I Get an MRI for a Meniscus Tear?

One of the more common knee injuries is called a meniscus tear which can lead to knee pain, swelling, and your knee not working right. If you play a lot of contact sports, you may have heard of meniscus tears among other athletes. However, you can also tear a meniscus if you are lifting heavy […]

How Do I Help a Sore Knee Heal

Knee Pain | Oct 19, 2020

How Do I Help a Sore Knee Heal?

If one of your knees is sore then it is likely causing you discomfort and could even be interfering with your daily activities. Knee pain is a very common reason for people to visit a knee doctor because of how integral our knee joints are to moving us through our day and supporting our bodies. […]

How Does a Car Accident Cause a Knee Dislocation Injury

Knee Pain | Nov 19, 2020

How Does a Car Accident Cause a Knee Dislocation Injury?

While whiplash and concussions are the most common injuries sustained in a car accident, there are a number of other common injuries that are reported by victims. One area that is particularly susceptible to damage is the knee- while you may not think about it, knee injuries from car accidents are common and can have […]

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury

After An Accident, Knee Pain | Jan 7, 2021

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury?

We rely on our knees for so many small and large movements throughout the day, so when you’ve suffered an injury it can be debilitating. If you are struggling with a knee injury from a car accident, you might be wondering how long it will take for you to feel “normal” again.  There are a […]

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