Pop Goes the Knee: Primary Care Diagnosis and Management of the Most Common Injuries

Orthopedic surgeon Elly LaRoque, MD, presents a guide to the knee problems frequently seen by PCPs, including tips on distinguishing complaints by typical histories and physical exam findings. She clarifies when physical therapy is the right first option versus when prompt referral is warranted, explains how to get useful X-rays, and explores the value of proper care for everyday knee arthritis.


November 9, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Elly LaRoque, MD

Elly LaRoque, MD

Dr. Elly LaRoque is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in arthroscopy, rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder, sports injuries in all age groups and all levels – from recreational to elite athletes.Most recently, Dr. ...

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