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Treating Knee Pain

Knee Plica

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A painful knee plica is rare and it is a diagnosis of exclusion. The majority of knee plica is medial (Figure 1). What is a knee plica? It is an ...

Knee Bursitis

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The knee bursa is a small fluid filled sac located between the front of the knee cap (the patella) and the overlying skin (Figure 1). This bursa allow...

Common Causes of Knee Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Knee pain is very common and it can be either severe and disabling or mild and transient. In this article we list the most common causes of knee pain....

Knee Pain? Try This 2-Minute Stretch For Quick Relief

OWN | Posted 02.09.2015 | OWN

When you feel pain in your knees, even something as simple as crossing your legs can become an excruciating task. The limited range of motion can affe...

5 Pain-Relieving Gadgets That May Actually Work

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We take a look at the science behind five pain-relief gadgets that sound wacky but just might make a difference. As a reminder, ...

5 Tips to Avoid Knee-Replacement Surgery

Steven Sampson, D.O. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Sampson, D.O.

Once thought of a disease in the elderly, osteoarthritis is becoming more and more common in women and in younger patients. Here are five steps you can take to keep your knee joints healthy and avoid the knife.

Pain In The Knee? Here's Some Advice

Posted 01.29.2012 | Fifty

Close to two-thirds of post 50 women experience knee pain according to the American College of Rheumatology. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on some cau...