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Patient education library

Orthopaedic information you can trust from Your Orthopaedic Connection, a service provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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    * A Patient's Experience with Arthritis of the Knees
    * A Patient's Experience with Torn ACL
    * ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?
    * Activities After a Knee Replacement
    * Additional Resources on the Knee
    * Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
    * Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
    * Arthritis of the Knee
    * Artritis de la rodilla (Arthritis of the Knee)
    * Athletic Shoes
    * Bowed Legs
    * Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
    * Care of Casts and Splints
    * Care of the Aging or Post-Traumatic Knee
    * Cemented and Cementless Knee Replacement
    * Common Knee Injuries
    * Compartment Syndrome
    * Cuidado de yesos y fŽrula (Care of Casts and Splints)
    * Deep Vein Thrombosis
    * Desgarro meniscal (Meniscal Tear)
    * Ejercicio despuŽs de reemplazo de rodilla (Knee Replacement Exercises)
    * Ejercicios despuŽs de artrosc—pica (Knee Arthroscopy Exercises)
    * Fractures of the Proximal Tibia
    * Frequently Asked Questions about Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    * Growth Plate Fractures
    * Hamstring Muscle Strain
    * How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
    * Knee Arthroscopy
    * Knee Arthroscopy Exercise Guide
    * Knee Implants
    * Knee Osteoarthritis Statistics
    * Knee Tendon Bursitis
    * Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
    * Limb Length Discrepancy
    * Meniscal Tear
    * Meniscal Transplants
    * Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
    * Muscle Strains in the Thigh
    * Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
    * Osteonecrosis of the Knee
    * Osteotomy and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
    * Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
    * Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    * Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
    * Shin Splints
    * Shinbone Fractures Overview
    * Stress Fractures
    * Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    * Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
    * Total Knee Replacement Exercise Guide
    * Unstable Kneecap
    * Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis