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Avascular Necrosis — A Lesser-Known Cause of Joint Pain

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.
Jun 1st, 2023

Could You Have a Fracture and Not Realize It?

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.
May 1st, 2023

Stop Doing These Things If You Have Arthritis

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.
Apr 1st, 2023

Recovering After a Total Knee Replacement: What to Expect

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.
Feb 8th, 2023

4 Reasons You May Need to Consider a Joint Replacement

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.
Nov 1st, 2022

Relax Your Trigger Points with Injections

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.
Oct 1st, 2022

Which Type of Arthritis Do I Have?

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.
Aug 1st, 2022

6 Tips for Preventing Tennis Elbow

You don’t have to play tennis to suffer from tennis elbow. If you use your elbow a lot for work or other activities, these six simple tips may help you avoid pain and keep your elbow joint healthy.
May 5th, 2022

Causes of Frozen Shoulder

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...
Sep 29th, 2017

Hip Dislocation 101

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...
Aug 18th, 2017

Shin Splints: When to See Your Orthopedic Surgeon

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...
Aug 18th, 2017

Why Go to a Sports Medicine Specialist?

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...
Jul 28th, 2017

The Importance of Exercise Conditioning Programs after Surgery

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...
Jun 23rd, 2017