Meniscus tears are a relatively common type of knee injury, and for many tears, surgery is the best path to recovery. Arthroscopic surgery uses minimally invasive techniques for faster healing. Here’s what to expect.
Foot fractures are common, and even mild fractures can be painful. While some minor fractures can heal without surgery and other advanced interventions, they still need medical attention. Here’s how we can help.
Hip replacement surgery offers relief for people with advanced hip arthritis. Taking some time to prepare for your surgery ahead of time can support a smooth recovery and help reduce anxiety. Here’s what to do.
Physical therapy uses a multi-pronged approach, including at-home activities, to help patients manage chronic pain symptoms and promote healing. Here are some simple physical therapy moves that could help you.
Arthritis might be one of the most common causes of joint pain, but it’s not the only one. Although it’s much less common, avascular necrosis (AVN) is another possible cause, and it’s one that requires a different type of treatment.
Most of us associate broken bones with severe pain, but actually, some types of fractures can cause mild symptoms that aren’t easy to detect. Read on to learn what can cause these injuries and the signs you can look for, so you can get treatment.
Arthritis affects millions of Americans, causing pain, stiffness, and often, a loss of mobility. While medical treatment is important, changing a few personal habits can help reduce symptoms, too. Find out what those habits are in this post.
Regular exercise might seem like the last thing you need when you’re suffering from the pain and stiffness of arthritis. However, daily exercise can reduce symptoms and help protect your joints. Here’s how an exercise routine could help you.
A total knee replacement can dramatically improve the quality of life for men and women suffering from chronic knee pain and immobility. If this surgery is in your future, here’s what you can expect during the days and weeks after your procedure.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common among athletes of all levels, and they’re especially common among women. Here’s what you can do to prevent injuring your ACL, so you can stay active.
Joint replacement surgery is a proven remedy for a host of joint-related problems, including problems that cause chronic pain or limit mobility. Here are four reasons why our team might recommend surgery for you.
Trigger points are a common cause of pain, especially chronic, nagging pain, such as headaches, neck pain, and shoulder pain. The good news is most trigger point pain can be easily relieved with a simple injection.
Today’s orthopedic surgeries use state-of-the-art techniques to help speed along the recovery period. But there are still some things you can do to get ready, including the seven suggestions listed here.
Most people think of arthritis as one type of disease. But actually, there are more than 100 “kinds” of arthritis, and relieving painful symptoms depends on knowing which type you have. Here’s how we can help.
Are you having surgery to repair your rotator cuff? If you want to get back to your sport strong, healthy, and able to play well, following these five tips during recovery and after can help you succeed.
Stress fractures are often considered to be a “mild” type of fracture. But even though they may not cause the dramatic symptoms of more severe fractures, they still need prompt medical attention. Here’s why.
While some cases of sports-related back pain improve on their own with a little TLC, others require medical care. Find out how to tell the difference between a simple, self-resolving injury and a more serious problem.
The shoulder is an extremely complex ball and socket joint, and happens to have the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. However, this large range of motion can cause the shoulder to become unstable, leading to joint problems and the...
A dislocation is an injury to a joint in which the bones are forced out of their natural position by trauma. In a hip dislocation, the head of the thighbone (femur) is forced out of its socket (acetabulum) in the pelvis. Having a dislocated hip is often...
The lower leg is made up of two bones, the fibula and the tibia. The tibia is the larger of the two bones, and often known as the shinbone. The small, thin bone that runs alongside the tibia from the knee to the ankle is the fibula. The tibia and fibula...
With the kind of physical demand placed on the body during playing sports, athletes tend to have an elevated risk for injury. Whether you experience an injury from an accident, competitive sports, or from a demanding training regimen...
When you have just undergone surgery, the last thing you probably want to do is to start exercising and conditioning the affected area. The simple fact is, however, that it is precisely what your body needs to help you heal. Exercise and activity are...