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Advances in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body with a wide range of motion across multiple planes. Unfortunately, this amazing mobility makes the shoulder vulnerable to tears in the rotator cuff – a group of muscles that surround and stabilize the shoulder. Rotator cuff tears are usually seen in athletes and […]

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Benefits of Orthopedic Urgent Care

Every day countless people suffer unexpected orthopedic injuries. These injuries could range from simple aches and sprains to more complex fractures. When going to the emergency room for treatment, you may have to wait for quite a while before you see a doctor who will probably perform an X-ray, apply a splint to stabilize the […]

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The Facts about Scoliosis (Scoliosis Awareness Month)

National Scoliosis Awareness Month is celebrated in June every year to highlight the growing need for educating people about scoliosis, a disorder of the spine that commonly occurs in children between the ages of 10 to 15 years and can be easily managed if diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Here are some interesting […]

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How to Treat Chronic Hip Pain

Osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease, is one of the most common causes of chronic hip pain. It is caused by wearing away of the joint cartilage resulting in friction between the ends of bone making movement very painful. Other causes of chronic hip pain include bursitis, which is the inflammation of fluid-filled sacs […]

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Common Treatments for Arthritis (Arthritis Awareness Month)

Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the US with more than 50 million Americans suffering from this condition. The month of May has been designated Arthritis Awareness Month to help people affected by this condition reclaim their active lives. Here are some treatment options that may help lessen the impact of arthritis: Physical […]

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Is it Time to Consider Hip Replacement Surgery?

More than 400,000 Americans undergo hip replacement surgery every year with greater than 90% of patients reporting substantial improvement in pain relief, mobility, and function following the surgery. Of course, a hip replacement surgery shouldn’t be the first line of treatment for hip pain. Conservative treatments such as medications, injections, physical therapy, and lifestyle modifications […]

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Wish You Were Taller? Cosmetic Leg Lengthening May Be Your Answer

Over the last few decades, limb lengthening procedures have been gaining a lot of popularity. A growing number of otherwise healthy individuals of short stature have been opting to undergo cosmetic leg lengthening with amazing results (some gaining 5 inches in height!) Limb lengthening procedures were initially developed for people with stunted growth and disfigured […]

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Advances in Hand and Wrist Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is an advanced procedure that allows your doctor to look at the inside your joint using a tube-like fiberoptic telescope (arthroscope) which is inserted through a small incision about the size of a keyhole. Viewing the inside of the joint under magnification and illumination provided by the arthroscope improves the doctor’s ability to diagnose […]

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Tips to Prevent Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries commonly occur during sports, recreational activities, while at work or when doing projects around the house. Most minor foot and ankle injuries will heal with conservative treatments that include cleaning and dressing any open wound, and rest. Serious foot and ankle injuries in children can affect the growth plates and may […]

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10 Superfoods that Fight Arthritis (National Nutrition Month)

Arthritis is a term used to describe a group of diseases characterized by stiffness, pain, and swelling of the joints. Those suffering from this chronic joint condition know how devastating the impact of arthritis can be. March is National Nutrition Month. Gain the upper hand in the fight against arthritis with these 10 superfoods: Fatty […]

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