James B. Grimes, MD
mis med pro



Normal Anatomy of the Knee Joint

The knee is made up of four bones. The femur or thighbone is the bone connecting the hip to the knee.

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Meniscus Tear

Meniscus tear is the most common knee injury in athletes, especially those involved in contact sports. A suddenly bend or twist in your knee cause the meniscus to tear.

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Loose Bodies

Loose bodies are small loose fragments of cartilage or a bone that float around the joint. The loose bodies can cause pain, swelling, locking and catching of the joint.

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Patella Pain

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, also referred to as PFPS, is one of the most commonly reported knee problems, accounting for one in four knee complaints seen by orthopaedists.

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Patella Dislocation

The patella (knee cap) is a small bone attached to the quadriceps muscles of the thigh by the quadriceps tendon. The patella slides against the femur bone and forms the patellofemoral joint.

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament ACL Reconstruction

The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee. It is a strong rope like structure located in the center of the knee running from the femur to the tibia.

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ACL Reconstruction with Tendon Graft

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction hamstring method is a surgical procedure that replaces the injured ACL with a tendon graft.

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