Knee disorders and knee injuries
Can occur at any age (due to growth also in children!).
Athletes often get hurt at the meniscus, the articular cartilage, and above all - since the introduction of high ski boots - the anterior cruciate ligament. Left untreated, these injuries not only cause pain but also to premature abrasion.
From age 60 onwards, almost everyone suffers from knee osteoarthritis.
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The medical records of treatment in recent years show a great progress. Since the introduction of osteosynthesis (bone compound with screws and plates) and the arthroscopy, knee injuries are quickly treated well.
In case of cartilage defects it is now possible to grow replacement cartilage, damaged cartilage can be smoothened and new transplantation methods and biological repair techniques allow even complete cure.
This patient guide provides a very detailed overview of traditional and advanced treatment methods of the knee joint, chances of recovery are examined by experienced orthopedic surgeons.
Professor Michael Vitek
Available at bookstores
and via www.kneippverlag.com (Patient Guides),
single copies can also be obtained Dr. Vitek's office.