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Dr. Burke Orthopedics - Top List of Orthopedic Services

Dr. Burke Orthopedics - Top List of Services Knee Surgery The reasons that you might end up requiring orthopedic treatment for your knee pain and possible surgical intervention are many and varied.  It could involve the fracture of a bone or a tear of a tendon or ligament.  You may also seek orthopedic services due […]
November 19, 2020

Broken or Loose Cartilage in Knee

Cartilage damage vs. Bone damage Cartilage and bone are both structures that are of equal importance when it comes to the well-being and proper function of your knee.  The cartilage in the knee joint is comprised of the soft tissue structures both surrounding and within the knee joint that provide stability and cushioning.  This type […]
October 29, 2020

MACI® Treatment Service

MACI® Treatment Service Different Types of Knee Surgery There are many different types of knee surgery that may be considered as a treatment option for your knee pain if surgical intervention is required.  The decision will be dependent upon the diagnosis of your injury.  An accurate diagnosis is key to allowing your surgeon to subsequently […]
September 14, 2020

Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury

Orthopedic Sports Clinic Can anyone go straight to an orthopedic sports clinic? In most cases, the answer to this question is, YES!  It all depends on your insurance.  Some insurance carriers will allow for you to go straight to an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic, but some will not.  Some insurances will require a referral […]
September 10, 2020

Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury

Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury Symptoms of knee ligament injury Oftentimes in the case of an injury to a soft tissue structure in the body, the pain experienced can be more intense than a broken bone.  The symptoms of a knee ligament injury may at times cause much more pain and disability than a fracture.  […]
August 10, 2020

Tenosynovitis of the Wrist

Tenosynovitis of the Wrist What is Tenosynovitis of the wrist? Tenosynovitis is an inflammation of the tendon sheaths in the wrist that encase the tendons for the thumb and fingers.  This condition can affect other parts of the body; however, it is simply more commonly seen in the wrist.  The movement of the fingers and […]
July 21, 2020

Knee ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Knee ACL Reconstruction Surgery Orthopedic surgery ACL Reconstruction The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most well-known ligament in the knee.  You’ll often hear of athletes tearing their ACL.  When the ACL is torn, it is considered an orthopedic trauma and reconstructive surgery will almost always be necessary. The anterior cruciate ligament is one the […]
July 20, 2020

Bacterial Arthritis

Bacterial Arthritis Bacterial Septic Arthritis Causes An episode of bacterial arthritis, or bacterial septic arthritis, is caused from a bacterium, virus, or fungi that makes its way into a joint.  This bacterium can be introduced either externally or internally.  Once in the joint, the bacterium will infect the synovial fluid within the joint.  It is […]
July 9, 2020

How to prevent shin splints when running

How to Prevent Shin Splints When Running Shin splints while running Shin splints are a very common complaint of runners and hikers.  Anyone who walks or runs a lot is susceptible to developing shin splints.  The pain of shin splints is generally located on the inner side of your shin, or tibia bone.  This is […]
June 15, 2020

What to Expect After a Spinal Fusion Procedure

What to Expect After a Spinal Fusion What is spinal fusion?   A spinal fusion surgery is one in which one or more vertebrae (the bones that make up the spinal column) are fused together with the bone or bones above or below it.  The vertebral column is made of 24 bones (not including the […]
May 28, 2020

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