Davide Bardana MD FRCSC

Knee replacement surgery

Normal knee joint Inside a normal knee joint, thick cushioning (cartilage) covers and protects the ends of your bones. This is called hyaline cartilage. Another type of cartilage, called meniscal cartilage or meniscus, acts like a shock absorber between the bones and keeps the knee joint stable by spreading out the load…

Strengthening exercises for tennis elbow

Ball or sock squeeze Hold a tennis ball (or a rolled-up sock) in your hand. Make a fist around the ball (or sock) and squeeze. Hold for about 6 seconds, then relax for up to 10 seconds. Repeat 8 to 12 times. Switch the ball (or sock) to your other hand and do 8 to 12 times. Wrist deviation Sit so that your arm is…

Knee Replacement Surgery

Learn what to expect during knee replacement surgery and how it can ease the pain of arthritis.