Your Knees & Running – What You Need to Know!

On September 26, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Knee Pain, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Myth This needs to stop!  What you may ask?  The scare tactics!  Scare tactics don’t help patients. Actually, scare tactics harm them. One of the more common scare tactics we find is the scare tactic, stop running cause it’s bad for your knees.  We hear medical providers like orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, sports medicine physicians, […]

Meniscus Removal Surgery (Meniscectomy)

On August 29, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Knee Pain, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

One of the most common orthopaedic surgeries is meniscus removal surgery (meniscectomy). The meniscus is the C-shaped cartilage between the thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia). The cartilage provides: Shock absorption Guidance of motion at/around the knee Weight bearing & transmission Lubrication and nutrition for the other cartilage structures (articular) around the knee The […]

The Value of a Picture: My DARN KNEE!

On November 30, 2013, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Summary of an actual patient encounter… Patient: What’s going on with my darn knee? Dr: You have a knee derangement. That’s just fancy words for your knee lacks normal mobility. There is something blocking the knee from getting the needed range. Patient: MY KNEE IS DERANGED! JUST WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT DR. […]

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