Stemcelldoc's Weblog

September 23, 2008

Knee pain and knee arthroscopic surgery

Filed under: Uncategorized — stemcelldoc @ 4:33 pm

Pain the in knee can arise from many sources:  osteoarthritis, torn ligaments, excessive wear of the cartilage and improper tracking of the knee cap due to muscle imbalance.  All too often an x-ray is taken which demonstrates osteoarthritis and the patient is scheduled fro knee arthroscopic surgery.

There are other causes of knee pain which need to be evaluated which include the bursa.

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