Category: Knee Surgery Resources

Knee replacement surgery

Things You Need To Know Before Your Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is an operation that involves the replacement of a damaged, or worn-out knee with an artificial joint. The main purpose of this type of knee operation is to relieve pain and restore function to the knee. In today’s article, we’re going to cover the different types of

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Osteochondral Transfer System Knee Surgery - A Reliable Knee Treatment Option

OATS Knee Surgery: A Reliable Knee Treatment Option

Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS) knee surgery is a treatment option developed in the early 20th century for treating patients with knee complications. Today, it is considered as a salvage treatment option when other cartilage repair procedures fail to give the desired results. So what it is exactly? OATS involves

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How Long Should I Ice My Knee 1

How Long Should I Ice My Knee?

Ice treatment is one of the simplest and most effective ways of treating knee injuries, when applied correctly. Ice treatment helps to reduce swelling and the resultant pain in the affected area by reducing the temperature of the tissues, which reduces the blood flow to the area. Reduced blood flow

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How Does a Post Op Knee Brace Work?

How Does a Post Op Knee Brace Work?

A post op brace, also known as a rehabilitative brace, is a brace that is specifically designed to support a knee that is recovering from knee surgery. The knee is one of the most pressure bearing joints in the body and it may get injured from time to time. In

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SimplyJnJ Cold Therapy Knee Wrap Review

SimplyJnJ Cold Therapy Knee Wrap Review

I am excited about this month’s review because I’ve been waiting a few months to get my hands on the SimplyJnJ Cold Therapy Knee Wrap. Normally I stick to knee support products such as knee sleeves, knee bands and knee braces however today’s product is a bit different because it

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Tips for Sleeping with a Knee Brace

Tips for Sleeping with a Knee Brace

Whether you have sustained a serious sports injury and/or you are recovering from knee surgery, there may come a time when you need to purchase a knee brace for extra support. Not only that, depending on your situation, you may also have to wear one while you sleep at night,

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Types of Knee Surgery

Common Types of Knee Surgery

There are many different types of knee surgery offered these days to treat knee pain and other related knee problems. Nowadays, it seems like more and more people are getting it done. Is it because of the level of competition these days is at an all-time high and athletes are

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ACL Knee Brace Recommendations

ACL Knee Brace Recommendations

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are incredibly common knee injuries that often occur in athletes in sports such as football, soccer, and basketball. The severity of an ACL injury is determined by a graded scale. In a Grade 1 Sprain, the ACL has only been slightly stretched but it is

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