Adam Husney MD


Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain in the front of the knee. It may be caused by overuse, injury, excess weight, an improperly aligned kneecap, or changes under the kneecap. Symptoms include: Pain, especially when sitting with bent knees, squatting, jumping, or using the stairs (especially going down stairs)…

Hammer, Claw, or Mallet Toe: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides through decision to have surgery for hammer, claw, or mallet toe. Includes symptoms of hammer, claw and mallet toe and describes nonsurgical treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a pocket of joint fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. Often a Baker’s cyst is painless, but occasionally this pocket of fluid can tear open and drain into the tissues of the lower leg, causing pain and swelling. Symptoms include: Swelling behind the knee that may…

Flatfoot (Pes Planus)

Defines flatfoot, its causes, and who is affected by the condition. Lists symptoms and discusses treatment options. Offers pictures of exercises that may help.

Expert: Be Active to Help Your Back Heal

What is low back pain all about? Dr. Robert Keller, an orthopedic surgeon, shares his thoughts about the basics. Dr. Keller, many people have low back pain. When someone sees you about low back pain, what do you tell that person? Dr. Keller: This really depends on the cause. If it appears the pain is because of a strain…