This website has been redesigned to help both patients and medical professionals gain a better understanding of the anatomy of the knee, causes of knee pain, and current treatment options available.
Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) February 16, 2016
Top Colorado knee surgeon at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, Robert LaPrade, MD PhD has launched an updated version of his educational website DRLAPRADE.COM developed by eMedical Media. This website has been redesigned to help both patients and medical professionals gain a better understanding of the anatomy of the knee, causes of knee pain, and current treatment options available. Internationally recognized for his expertise in complex knee injuries, Dr. LaPrade is committed to educating other orthopedic surgeons on the best techniques for treating multi-ligament knee injuries. Dr. LaPrade created this website to help patients advocate for their own best care and to provide medical professionals worldwide with access to research and innovative treatment techniques.
The knee is the largest joint in the body – multi-directional movement makes it extremely susceptible to injury. Through this educational portal, patients and medical professionals can increase their knowledge of knee pathology and the current treatment options available.
Patients searching online for insight and practical knowledge on problems associated with knee pain will find information on conditions such as:
- Knee Arthritis
- Complex Knee Injuries
- Posterolateral Knee Injuries
- Meniscal Injuries
- Knee Instability
- Ligament Injuries
Treatment options discussed on the website are both non-surgical and surgical. A patient’s history, symptoms and activity level will help determine the right course of action. Patients seeking an accurate diagnosis and treatment must visit a qualified professional in person. Patients searching online for knowledge on treatment options will find information on:
- PCL Reconstruction
- Posterolateral Knee Reconstruction
- Meniscus Surgery
- Joint Preservation Surgery
Dr. LaPrade is the Chief Medical Officer at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute and is among the most widely published researchers in sports medicine. He has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 75 book chapters, and has given over 750 professional presentations, symposia, and instructional course lectures. He has included a new section on his website giving professionals access to:
As a clinician, Vail knee surgeon Dr. LaPrade and his team are dedicated to keeping people of all ages active by providing the most progressive treatment for sports injuries and orthopedic disorders. For patients seeking a diagnosis or second opinion, Dr. LaPrade offers film reviews and consultations.
About Dr. LaPrade
Recognized as a top Colorado knee surgeon, Dr. LaPrade has returned many patients of all levels including Olympic, professional, collegiate and weekend warriors back to full participation after treating new injuries or previously failed knee surgeries. Dr. LaPrade specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the posterolateral knee (PLC), PCL, revision ACL reconstructions, meniscal transplants and all complex knee injuries.