The incidence of athletic injuries in the adolescent population seems to be on the rise. In the United States, Merkel et al. report 3.5 million youth under the age of 15 years old received medical care each year for injuries that occurred during sports.
For those who have total knee arthroplasties (TKA), there are several indicators to determine satisfaction rates for both clinicians and patients. One of the most reported outcomes is flexion range of motion.
At the Shelbourne Knee Center, our pioneering efforts to focus only on the specialty of knee pain and injuries have given us unmatched insight into the options available to patients. Our team has tracked the outcomes of thousands of patients from non-surgical treatments to ACL reconstructions. And from this experience, our fellowship trained surgeons know when therapeutic options are more successful than surgery and how to minimize recovery time when surgery is necessary.