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How Life Is Different After Knee Replacement

If knee replacement surgery is in your future, you can count on several weeks of recovery. Once that recovery is complete, though, expect pain-free motion that expands your options every day. Learn more about life after knee replacement.
Feb 7th, 2024
Understanding Your Sesamoiditis Diagnosis

Understanding Your Sesamoiditis Diagnosis

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with sesamoiditis, you might be wondering what this condition means for you. Discover more about recovering from sesamoiditis. 
Jan 12th, 2024
Comminuted Fracture Recovery: What to Expect

Comminuted Fracture Recovery: What to Expect

If you suffer a comminuted fracture, or a bone that breaks in at least two places at once, you face extensive recovery time. Learn what to expect when you’re recovering from a comminuted fracture, and how you can help yourself heal.
Oct 6th, 2023
Am I Too Young for a Knee Replacement?

Am I Too Young for a Knee Replacement?

Surgical knee replacement gives new life to damaged knee joints. Knee replacement is a common procedure for older patients, but it can benefit anyone who is suffering from knee joint pain or dysfunction that hasn’t responded to other treatments. 
Sep 1st, 2023
4 Signs Your Badly ‘Pulled’ Hamstring Is Actually Torn

4 Signs Your Badly ‘Pulled’ Hamstring Is Actually Torn

Your hamstring muscles in the back of each thigh can suffer from stress injuries, ranging from a milder “pulled muscle” to a more severe muscle tear. How do you know when you tear your hamstrings? Look out for these signs of a hamstring injury.
Aug 7th, 2023
When Is Shoulder Replacement the Right Choice?

When Is Shoulder Replacement the Right Choice?

At a certain point, having your shoulder joint surgically replaced is your best bet for restoring your shoulder to full, pain-free use. Learn when you should opt for partial or total shoulder replacement.
Jul 5th, 2023
Is Carpal Tunnel Slowing Down Your Productivity?

Is Carpal Tunnel Slowing Down Your Productivity?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a wrist condition that affects many people. Often, carpal tunnel problems relate to repetitive movements from a job or hobby, but the condition can really slow you down. Learn how to prevent and treat carpal tunnel syndrome.
May 9th, 2023
Use Radiofrequency Energy to Heal Your Sports Injury

Use Radiofrequency Energy to Heal Your Sports Injury

You want sports injuries to heal promptly, fully, and correctly. Radiofrequency energy can help! Take a moment to learn more about the benefits of radiofrequency energy for accelerating healing and recovery.
Apr 12th, 2023
How Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Impact Your Shoulder

How Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Impact Your Shoulder

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can result in pain and dysfunction for your joints. If rheumatoid arthritis in your shoulder gets bad enough, you might need shoulder replacement surgery for a full recovery.
Mar 9th, 2023
Will My Morton's Neuroma Resolve on Its Own?

Will My Morton's Neuroma Resolve on Its Own?

Do you have pain at the base of your toes, or feel like you’ve got a lump between your toes? You could have a Morton’s neuroma, a noncancerous swelling that needs professional treatment to resolve fully. Take a moment to learn more.
Feb 10th, 2023
Tips for Keeping Your Ankles Strong

Tips for Keeping Your Ankles Strong

Do you need to strengthen your ankles, both for stability and lasting stamina? Learn about exercises and other tips that can help you keep your ankles in top shape.
Dec 1st, 2022
Compound Fracture

How Is a Compound Fracture Treated?

Compound fractures, with a broken bone fully protruding through your skin, are scary injuries. You need the right medical care to heal from a compound fracture. Read to learn more about compound fracture treatment.
Nov 4th, 2022
Does an ACL Injury Require Surgery?

Does an ACL Injury Require Surgery?

Injuries to your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) need to be handled carefully and correctly to preserve the stability of your knee joint. Read to learn more about when an ACL injury requires surgery.
Oct 1st, 2022
When Can I Exercise Normally After an ACL Tear?

When Can I Exercise Normally After an ACL Tear?

If you’ve experienced an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee, it’s important to rest during healing. How long should you wait to get back to exercising normally? Take a moment to learn more about recovering from an ACL tear.
Sep 1st, 2022
5 Reasons to See a Doctor About Heel Pain

5 Reasons to See a Doctor About Heel Pain

Is your heel pain becoming a problem? The discomfort needs treatment, and you want to make sure you can prevent complications and lessen the chance of reinjury. It’s time to turn to an expert to get your heel pain problems checked out.
Aug 1st, 2022
A Closer Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A Closer Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome causes symptoms in your hands and wrists. Take a moment to learn more about the symptoms and causes of carpal tunnel syndrome, and what you can do to keep from developing repetitive use injuries in your hands and wrists.
May 1st, 2022
Life After a Compound Fracture

Life After a Compound Fracture

What’s worse than a bone fracture? A compound bone fracture. When a broken bone protrudes through your skin, you need exacting treatment to prevent complications that can extend your discomfort well into the future.
Apr 1st, 2022
How Athletes Can Support Their Ankles

How Athletes Can Support Their Ankles

The more active or athletic you are, the heavier the strain and pressure you put on your ankles. Take a moment to learn more about how you can support your ankles when you’re active so you can reduce your risk of injury.
Mar 1st, 2022
Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

For athletes and casual sports participants alike, avoiding common sports injuries like strains and sprains is an essential part of staying active. Learn more about the most common sports injuries and what you can do to avoid getting injured.
Feb 1st, 2022
How to Slow the Progression of Arthritis in Your Hip

How to Slow the Progression of Arthritis in Your Hip

If you suffer from osteoarthritis in your hip, you can take measures to slow the progression of the condition and the degeneration of your hip joints. Take a moment to learn how you can reduce pain and slow this deterioration in your hips.
Dec 1st, 2021
Why Is the Knee So Vulnerable?

Why Is the Knee So Vulnerable?

Millions of Americans each year endure knee pain, whether from injuries or medical conditions, and it occurs in people of all ages. Why are your knees so vulnerable to injury, deterioration, and pain? Learn more about your knee health and wellness.
Nov 1st, 2021
Recovering From Shoulder Replacement

Recovering From Shoulder Replacement

After a shoulder replacement operation, follow your provider’s instructions carefully for recovery. Take a few moments now to learn more about the recovery process, and how to move toward a pain-free future.
Sep 1st, 2021
Fractures vs. Breaks: Everything You Should Know

Fractures vs. Breaks: Everything You Should Know

When you injure a bone, how do you know when you’re dealing with a simple fracture or a more severe break? Take a few moments to learn what you need to know about handling breaks and fractures.
Aug 4th, 2021

Bone Support Tips for Athletes

Do you know how to support your bones for maximum athletic performance and long-term health? Take a moment to learn helpful tips for athletes who want to do more to protect and enhance bone health.
Jul 12th, 2021

Are ACLs Game-Ending Injuries?

Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) at the front of your knee are an all-too-real risk if you’re an athlete. If you’ve injured your ACL, what’s the outlook for your athletic career? An ACL injury doesn’t have to sideline you for good.
Jun 29th, 2021

What All Female Athletes Should Know About Knee Injuries

Did you know that female athletes typically are at a higher risk of knee injuries than their male counterparts? Whether that’s you or someone in your world, take a moment to learn more about that heightened risk, and how you can protect yourself.
May 24th, 2021

Getting Back to Your Sport After a Sprain

If you’ve suffered from an ankle, back, or wrist sprain and you’re interested in athletics, you might be waiting none-too-patiently to get back to your sport. How can you protect yourself from re-injury going forward?
Apr 18th, 2021

Things You Can Do to Avoid an ACL Tear

Tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee are common, especially among athletes, and women have a higher risk of ACL tears than men. Take a moment to learn more about the steps you can take to support your ACL and avoid injuries.
Mar 16th, 2021

Common Wrist Problems

Are you having problems with a wrist, such as pain or numbness? Take a moment to learn more about the most common causes of wrist issues, and what you can do to resolve your symptoms.
Feb 17th, 2021

Am I Too Old for ACL Surgery?

It’s one thing to suffer ACL damage to one of your knees while you’re young, but what if you’re over 40? Take a moment to learn more about treatment options for ACL injuries in older patients, including your surgical options and risks.
Jan 20th, 2021

What Triggers Trigger Finger?

Are you at risk for trigger finger? Take a moment to learn more about the “triggers” for this condition, which causes one or more of your fingers to get stuck in a bent position.
Dec 17th, 2020

Regaining Ankle Stability After an Injury

If you injure an ankle, you want to make sure the joint heals properly, so you protect your full mobility into the future. Take a moment to learn what you should know about the process of regaining your ankle stability following an injury.
Nov 11th, 2020

Living with Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis impacts millions of people in the United States, and the disease is most likely to affect your knees, among your many joints. Take a few moments to learn what you need to know about living with knee osteoarthritis.
Oct 13th, 2020

Common Signs of Gout

From stubbed toes to ill-fitting shoes, any number of things can make you want to scream in foot pain. If that pain is sudden and severe, you might be suffering from a more serious condition: gout. You should know about these warning signs.
Sep 3rd, 2020

How to Prevent Chronic Pain After a Sports Injury

The pain of a sports injury is only made that much worse by not being able to compete. An even worse scenario is having the pain and discomfort develop into a chronic condition. Make sure you know the best practices to put the injury behind you.
Aug 17th, 2020

Am I a Good Candidate for Hip Replacement Surgery?

You don’t need an expert to tell you that your hip is hurting, but what are your treatment options? If other restorative approaches have failed, you might require hip replacement surgery. How do you know if that’s what you need?
Jul 30th, 2020

Wrist Arthritis vs. Carpal Tunnel

You’d likely be hard-pressed to name many daily activities that don’t involve your wrists, but conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis can bring painful reminders of their importance. Are these conditions similar? How do you treat them?
Jun 23rd, 2020

Sports Medicine: Getting You Back in the Game

It’s likely that you or someone you know takes part in athletics of some kind. Even more likely is that the athlete has been hurt while training for or playing their sport. Fortunately, we offer the best in sports medicine to get you back in action.
May 14th, 2020

Getting Back Into Sports After an ACL Tear

Any injury big or small means lost playing time, and the key to your comeback lies in your recovery. Take a few moments to get expert advice on returning to your sport after an ACL tear.
Mar 30th, 2020