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When to See a Specialist About Joint Pain

Joint pain is common. The root cause may be harmless or a warning sign of more serious diseases. Normal wear and tear can trigger pain, but so can osteoarthritis. We'll tell you what's behind joint pain and when to see a doctor.

Jan 1st, 2022
6 Signs of a Rotator Cuff Injury

Do you suddenly find it difficult to do everyday activities such as combing your hair, carrying shopping bags, or even putting on your jacket? You may have a rotator cuff injury, causing pain, stiffness, and cracking or popping of the shoulder joint.

Dec 1st, 2021
Recovering from Knee Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

Knee replacement surgery provides relief for many patients. However, you may be worried about recovering from surgery. Knee replacements are invasive but low-risk operations, and we’ll help you recover every step of the way. Read more here.

Nov 2nd, 2021
5 Benefits of Knee Arthroscopy

With the help of arthroscopy, knee joints are easily examined to treat injuries. A special optical probe (an arthroscope) is inserted into the joint through a small incision in the skin. Read more about arthroscopy here and see if it’s right for you.

Oct 10th, 2021
Getting Active Again After an ACL Injury

An ACL injury doesn’t have to result in permanent pain. In fact, we have many solutions to relieve you of your discomfort. ACL injuries are serious, but getting active after an accident can improve your mobility and decrease reinjury risks.

Sep 9th, 2021
How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel in an Office Job

Many people with carpal tunnel syndrome have mild or moderate symptoms that come and go. The best way to avoid getting carpal tunnel is by practicing preventive measures, especially if you have an office job. Read more about prevention here.

Aug 18th, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Arthritis

Arthritis can lead to joint pain and swelling, restricted mobility, and weakness. All of these complaints can seriously affect everyday life and well-being. Here’s how you can adjust to life with arthritis.

Jul 19th, 2021
Signs You May Need a Hip Replacement

Each year in the United States, approximately 330,000 people turn to a hip replacement in order to regain pain-free movement. To determine whether you might benefit from hip replacement, we’ve pulled together some points to consider.

Jun 18th, 2021
How to Tell if You Tore Your ACL

The knee joint is composed of the femur, patella, and the tibia bones. They are one of the most stressed joints in the entire body and absorb a great deal of stress on a daily basis.

Mar 5th, 2021
The Benefits of Arthroscopy for Athletes

Being an athlete definitely has its ups and downs. On one hand, many athletes absolutely love their sport and relish in the routine of practicing and competing.

Feb 19th, 2021
3 Signs You May Have Osteoarthritis in Your Hip

As we age the cartilage between our joints wears down, causing the bones in the joint to rub against each other. This is known as osteoarthritis, or “wear and tear” arthritis, and it is very common in adults over the age of 50.

Jan 8th, 2021
When to See an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Got pain? If your pain is musculoskeletal, meaning that it is derived from the muscles, tendons, ligaments, or bones, then you may want to consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon.

Dec 18th, 2020
The 7 Most Common Sports Injuries

Playing sports has a number of benefits. Some of these benefits relate to cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, while others relate to learning the importance of teamwork or personal development.

Nov 27th, 2020
Ways to Promote Bone Health

Your bones are the structural foundation of your entire body and it is highly important to keep them healthy. While the body makes new bone at a rate faster than it breaks down bone ...

Nov 20th, 2020
Why Does my Hip Hurt?

Hip conditions are one of the most frequently misdiagnosed or undiagnosed conditions.

Nov 13th, 2020
How to Preserve Your Joints

Did you know that there are approximately 250 joints in an adult human body? Some of these joints, like synarthroses are immovable and fixed in place, while others like ampiarthroses may move ever so slightly.

Oct 30th, 2020
Do I Need a Partial or Total Knee Replacement?

Did you know that your knee is one of the most stressed joints in the body? In fact according to a recent study, one pound of weight exerted on your knee translates to four pounds of joint stress.

Oct 9th, 2020