Knee Injury? Whats Next?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Have you suffered a knee injury? Learn what type of treatment you might need and how to go about fixing that injured knee.
Air Date: 1/14/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Andrew Gregory, MD, FAAP
GregoryAndrewPicAndrew JM Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics & Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is the Program Director, and the Vanderbilt Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship Team Physician, USA Volleyball, Nashville Sounds, Vanderbilt & Belmont Universities & Hillsboro High School.

Dr. Gregory completed his undergraduate training at Indiana University and his medical training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He then finished a pediatric residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham before his fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute. He joined the Vanderbilt Faculty in August 2001 where he sees pediatric sports medicine patients in the Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center and the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic.
Knee Injury? Whats Next?
If you've suffered a knee injury, you might be wondering what options are available to help heal your pain.

Cortisone shots and supplemental lubrication may be the easiest answer. Or, if the damage is great enough, you might need surgery.

What is involved if you do need surgery?

What is the process for knee repairs, ACL tears, Meniscus tears and other acute knee events?

Dr. Andrew Gregory, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedics & Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share with you all things relating to knee injuries and what the best course of treatment may be if you have suffered a knee injury.