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  • Knee Conditioning Program

    Reproduced from OrthoInfo. © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org. Main muscles worked: Quadriceps You should feel this exercise at the front of your thigh Equipment needed: As the exercise becomes easier to perform, gradually increase the resistance by adding … Continue reading

  • Knee Conditioning Program

    Reproduced from OrthoInfo. © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org. Main muscles worked: Hamstrings You should feel this exercise at the back of your thigh Equipment needed: As the exercise becomes easier to perform, gradually increase the resistance by adding … Continue reading

  • Knee Conditioning Program

    Reproduced from OrthoInfo. © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org. Main muscles worked: Quadriceps You should feel this exercise at the front of your thigh Equipment needed: As the exercise becomes easier to perform, gradually increase the resistance by adding … Continue reading

  • Olinda Marcano

    Bronx, New York

    At the time of my surgery, I was a new college student. I had previously ran track and cross country while in high school. I got to a point where my knee pain was so bad, I could no longer … Continue reading

  • Brian Burke

    Milton, Massachusetts

    Brian Burke, a rising senior at Curry College, has been playing baseball for as long as he can remember. He loves his sport and hopes to have a shot at the pros after graduation. It’s a far cry from where … Continue reading

  • Victoria

    Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

    Victoria fell in love with running six years earlier during a summer track program. She had hoped to participate the following summer, but began experiencing problems with her knees. “It started when I was in second grade,” recalls Victoria. She’d … Continue reading

  • Ashley Meyer

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Carol Foster

    Plymouth, Indiana

    I worked an office job for 33 yrs and did not lead an active lifestyle as far as hiking, running, biking, or other regular exercise programs. After retirement I did the normal household and yard work. Then at the age … Continue reading

  • Getting an athlete through an injury—top five tips

    Most athletes will suffer an injury at some point in their sports career, but almost all obstacles can be overcome. We have all known someone going through a tough injury and trying to get back to their sport—could have been … Continue reading

  • Will I be able to kneel down after knee replacement surgery?

    You asked us, so we’re answering. Dr. David J. Mansfield, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group, answers a viewer’s question: Will I be able to kneel down after knee replacement surgery?