Surgery is often used to repair a ruptured or torn Achilles tendon, the strong fibrous cord that connects the two large muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone...


Biceps tenotomy, tenodesis and transfer are surgical procedures that repair damaged bicep tendons. Strong cord-like structures of fibrous tissue, the tendons connect the bicep muscle in your upper arm to bones in the shoulder...


Elbow arthroscopy surgery, also referred to as "scoping the elbow," is a minimally invasive procedure used by orthopaedic surgeons to repair various painful diseases and disorders of the elbow such as arthritis, tennis elbow and thrower’s elbow...


Labral repair of the hip is a surgical procedure that repairs a torn labrum in the hip joint. The labrum is a ring of soft elastic tissue that follows the outside rim of the socket of your hip joint...


Ligaments are strong, fibrous rope-like bands that hold the three bones of your knee joint together: the thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia) and kneecap (patella)...


Labral repair surgery is a procedure used to reverse damage to the labrum, or cartilage, in the shoulder. The head of the upper arm bone (humeral head) rests in a shallow socket in the shoulder blade called the glenoid...


The knee’s system of connective and cushioning ligaments and cartilages includes c-shaped bands of cartilage known as menisci (plural for meniscus). The meniscus acts as a buffer or cushion between the knee’s bones and helps to lubricate the knee joint...


The treatment and surgery that is best for your multi-ligament reconstruction is determined by a few important factors, including your age, present health, health history, specific ligaments injured, extent of the injuries and your history with other medications and treatments...


Patella stabilization is the process of solidifying the kneecap into place so that it is not at risk of displacement. The treatment and surgery that is best for your patella stabilization is based on a number of factors, including your age, current health and health history, and your history with other medications and treatments...


The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is one of the most prominent ligaments in the knee. Injuries to the PCL can occur in a variety of ways, including a hard blow to the shinbone or falling down on a bent knee...