Knee Injury and Treatment Results

Avoiding Muscle Atrophy after Knee Surgery

June 15, 2019
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery

The knees endure quite a lot over a lifetime of use. Most of the strain put on our knees involves daily use; walking up stairs or going for a run. In some cases, pain or deterioration stems from a traumatic injury to the knee. A traumatic injury doesn’t have to be as intense as it...  read more


Is Knee Replacement on your Calendar? Then These Exercises Should be In Your Future!

May 15, 2019
by Hartzband Center
Knee Replacement Surgery Paramus NJ

Joint replacement is not something that most people truly wish to experience in their lifetime. We can tell you from our perspective, though, that when an injured or arthritic joint is causing pain, most of the people we meet are pretty excited about getting knee replacement put on their calendar. One of the primary aspects...  read more


Knee Replacement Surgery Should be Postponed as Long as Possible: Is This True?

April 15, 2019
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Paramus NJ

Knee arthritis is a chronic condition that can, at some point, place significant limitations on a person’s activities. The pain and stiffness caused by an arthritic knee joint can interfere with daily living, but it doesn’t have to be this way. There are several ways in which a medical professional can address knee arthritis. Some...  read more


Common Knee Injuries for the Everyday Athlete

February 14, 2019
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Parmus NJ

You may not consider yourself an athlete if you don’t spend several days a week on a field or court. However, your body may say otherwise. Anyone who plays any sport at any time is an athlete to some degree. As such, any person who plays sports is presented with unique situations in which an...  read more


Knee Arthroscopy Surgery: Let’s Walk Through the Process

January 15, 2019
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Parmus NJ

Knee arthroscopy is a frequently-performed procedure that can both diagnose and treat knee injuries. Using an instrument called an arthroscope, an orthopedic surgeon can observe the structures within the knee joint to locate the cause of pain. When necessary, problems in the joint, such as a tear, may be repaired immediately through the same small...  read more


Don’t Let the Idea of a Tough Recovery Keep You from Knee Surgery

October 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Hackensack, NJ

At Hartzband Center for Hip & Knee Replacement, we routinely consult with people whose knee and hip problems have been with them for many months. Sometimes, it takes a patient years to obtain the surgical care they need to resolve pain and a disrupted gait. One of the reasons cited is an expectation of a...  read more


MRI a Valuable Screening for Knee Injuries

September 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Hackensack, NJ

One may assume that a sports injury or other trauma to the knee may require exploration with x-rays. In many cases, the most accurate depiction of the knee joint may be obtained with MRI. MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, captures images of internal structures by emitting magnetic waves into the body. These waves are not...  read more


Seniors, Don’t Take Knee Health for Granted

August 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Replacement Parmus, NJ

Getting past mid-life with no knee pain or other problems with the knee joints can feel like a win. As much as we can celebrate the absence of knee osteoarthritis and injuries, knee specialists also encourage seniors, especially, and adults of all ages, to stay mindful of how lifestyle can present risks to the complex...  read more


A Better Knee: Joint Preservation or Replacement?

March 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Replacement Parmus, NJ

Knee pain is a complaint expressed by millions of people. Adults of all ages report varying degrees of knee pain; some associated with a clear injury and some related to less obvious causes. We are accustomed to hearing about professional athlete’s struggles with knee pain and may have more compassionate understanding for these fellows than...  read more


Knee Arthritis: Does this Mean Surgery?

January 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery & Replacement Paramus NJ

A large number of cases of chronic knee pain can be attributed to osteoarthritis or the gradual deterioration of the knee joint. This wear and tear usually manifests later in life and can have a detrimental impact on daily activities as the condition progresses. Osteoarthritis of the Knee: What exactly is it? This degeneration of...  read more