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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

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

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 16th, 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 10th, 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 29th, 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