Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Syndrome)

By Frank Rown, MD 

Runners, jumpers and other athletes such as skiers, cyclists and soccer players put heavy stress on their knees. Runner’s knee is a term used to refer to a number of medical conditions that cause pain around the front of the knee (patellofemoral pain). These conditions include anterior knee pain syndrome, patellofemoral malalignment and chondromalacia patella. Continue reading “Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Syndrome)”

Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?

Let us help to answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is a type of rehabilitation rendered to individuals of all ages who have sustained a physical injury, short- or long-term painful ailments or disease, or individuals born with a condition that has led to physical impairment, dysfunction, or disability. Continue reading “Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?”

We are now offering free core assessments.

Did you know that a strong core reduces the risk of knee injuries?  According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine Athletes with less trunk/core control had a higher risk of knee injuries especially anterior cruciate injuries (ACL).

Guilford Orthopaedic is offering free core assessements.  Contact us today to schedule your free assessement at 336-235-4501. Continue reading “We are now offering free core assessments.”

The Initial Investigation of the Church Pew Exercise (CPE) To Facilitate Quadriceps Function Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

By John O’Halloran, DPT, PT, OCS, Cert MDT, ATC, CSCS 


500,000 total knee replacements are performed in the USA annually.1 Knee replacements are expected to rise to 3 million by 2030.2 When surveyed total knee replacement patients rate their satisfaction as very high when the studied question is inquiring about pain differences pre and post surgery. In contrast to the self reported outcomes, functional performance measures, such as the timed stair-climbing or walking test, depict only modest improvements following TKA. 3Total knee arthroplasty reduces pain and improves health-related quality of life in 90% of patients. Continue reading “The Initial Investigation of the Church Pew Exercise (CPE) To Facilitate Quadriceps Function Following Total Knee Arthroplasty”

What is Osteoporosis / Bone Density Testing

By Dominic McKinley, MD, CAQ

What is Osteoporosis/Bone Density Testing?

Osteoporosis is a disease resulting from loss of bone mineral content (i. e. calcium). A loss of calcium in bones results in decreased density of the bones. When bones lose calcium they become more brittle and are susceptible to fractures. Continue reading “What is Osteoporosis / Bone Density Testing”

Guilford Orthopaedic Sponsors the Biggest Winner Challenge

(3/24/10) We are a sponsor for The Biggest Winner Challenge between the Greensboro Police Department and Greensboro Firefighters. Twenty people from both the fire and police force have joined this challenge to not only better their lives but to raise funds for regional charity organizations. Additionally, both the fire chief and police chief have joined in on the challenge. Continue reading “Guilford Orthopaedic Sponsors the Biggest Winner Challenge”