Anne C. Poinier MD


Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the tendon is completely torn, which causes pain and sudden loss of strength and movement. An Achilles rupture is most often caused by a sudden, forceful motion that stresses the calf muscle. This can happen during an intense…

Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the tendon is completely torn.

Knee exercises for osteoarthritis

These exercises can help stretch and strengthen your leg muscles and reduce knee pain and stiffness. Before you try any of these exercises, talk to your doctor or physical therapist. He or she can help design an exercise plan that is best for you. If you feel pain when you do these exercises, stop. Ask your doctor or…

Cartílago de la rodilla

El cartílago es un tipo de tejido firme, grueso y resbaladizo que recubre los extremos de los huesos en donde se unen con otros huesos para formar una articulación. El cartílago actúa como un cojín protector entre los huesos. En la rodilla, hay cartílago en los extremos de los huesos y en la parte trasera de la rótula…