My Knees Hurt Going Up Steps

A common knee complaint often seen in the office is knee pain when going up or down steps. This includes walking on any incline or decline that has to be traversed. A very frequent knee condition that contributes to these complaints is called Chondromalacia Patella. This condition may lead to a disruption of daily activities or […]

Shin Splints and the Athlete

A common problem with some young athletes is the development of “shin splints”. Shin splints are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). This condition can be extremely painful and limit athletic participation. If not treated, the entire sport season may be lost. Shin splints isn’t limited to the young athlete, but can affect the older […]

Can I Get Bursitis in my Knee?

The simple answer is yes. The knee joint is very complex and stress is continually placed upon it during our daily activities. It has been reported to be one of the most common sites for inflamed bursa in the body. The purpose of bursa around joints is to lubricate the muscles and tendons when they […]