If you have a foot condition, having surgery at the right time can greatly improve mobility and quality of life. The choice to undergo surgery is a big decision, so how can you know it’s the right time to have foot surgery?
Each year, over 80,000 anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) repairs are performed in operating rooms across the country.1 Active lifestyles and athletics make an ACL tear one of the most common injuries. The wear and tear, twisting, and hyperextending of the knee are usually responsible for the injury to the ligament.
Many people stay active into their 60s and 70s, leading to hip replacements becoming one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S. Hip pain can interfere with daily living; the joint's stiffness, inflammation, and aching can become unbearable.
'T is the season to be jolly – so why are many of us stressed and depressed during what is supposed to be the most magical time of the year? If you suffer from holiday dread due to the extra stress the holidays can bring...
Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Back pain can affect people of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly. Experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Most back pain will resolve quickly on its own without intervention.
More active and younger patients who want to stay active later in life are opting to get joint replacement surgery. Same day surgery is now an option for many of those patients.