What is a Meniscus? One of the most commonly injured parts of the knee; the meniscus is a wedge-like rubbery cushion where the major bones of your leg connect. Meniscal cartilage curves like the letter “C” at the inside and outside of each knee. A...Read moreNo comments
What is the Rotator Cuff?
The shoulder is a very complex joint; it is also the most mobile joint in the body. The mobility in the shoulder occurs because the joint is not held together by the bones,rather the muscles, tendons, and ligaments hold the...Read moreNo comments
David J. Pochatko, M.D.
The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. It is the “cord” in the back of the leg that inserts into the back of the heel. The Achilles tendon...Read moreNo comments
We at Northtowns Orthopedics are providing extended physician hours at our Ellicottville office location during the ski / snowboarding season. One of our orthopedic physicians is available in our office conveniently located near the base of the mountain in Holiday Valley. Our Ski Season hours of...Read moreNo comments
The Child Athlete is Not a Little Adult Athlete The sports medicine clinic at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is the first orthopedic clinic in Western New York primarily focused on the pediatric athlete. Young athletes...Read moreNo comments