James Muccio, MD, is an Orthopedic Surgeon dual Board Certified in Orthopedics & Sports Medicine for over Twenty years.
A knee scope, or knee arthroscopy, is a relatively simple procedure that allows a physician to treat intra-articular pathology, such as damage to the cartilage on the end of the bones (i.e., arthritis), and/or injury to the meniscus.
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises. The most common sports injuries are sprains and strains, fractures, & dislocations.
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedure performed for joint problems. Shoulder arthroscopy is performed using a pencil-sized instrument called an Arthroscope.
Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with an artificial prosthesis.
James Muccio, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon dual board-certified in orthopedics & sports medicine for over twenty years. His specialty & practice focus includes: fracture care (all bones); arthroscopic & minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder (rotator cuff and labral repairs) & knee (meniscal tear debridement & repair, cartilage restoration); joint replacement surgery for knees, hips, & shoulders; nerve decompressions (carpal tunnel release, ulnar nerve decompressions, etc); as well as major ligament and tendon repairs & reconstruction (ACL reconstruction, biceps, quadriceps, patellar, & Achille’s tendon repairs, etc).
diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. In arthroscopic examination, a small incision is made in the patient’s skin through which pencil-sized instruments that have a small lens and lighting system (arthroscope) are passed.
TriHealth’s Bethesda North & Good Samaritan Hospitals Named Number 1 & Number 2 in the Cincinnati Metro Area
TriHealth announced today that Bethesda North Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital have been named two of the best hospitals nationally, and ranked first and second respectively in the Cincinnati metro area by U.S. News and World Report.