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3 Conditions That Respond Well to PRP Therapy

You have musculoskeletal pain, perhaps from arthritis or tendonitis, and you don’t want to keep taking pain medication. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may help you. Learn about some of the conditions that respond well to this treatment.

Jun 28th, 2022
What's Causing Your Elbow Pain?

Pain in your elbow, which is one of the most complex joints in your body, can have numerous causes. When you’re hurting, it’s important to see an orthopedic specialist who can diagnose and treat your injury correctly.

Jun 1st, 2022
Planning Your Recovery After Knee Replacement Surgery

You’re planning knee replacement surgery. Aside from scheduling the date with the surgical coordinator and getting pre-op testing done, what do you need to do? Following are tips on planning your recovery after knee replacement.

May 1st, 2022
Exercising Tips When You Have Osteoporosis

You’ve got osteoporosis. That means you’re at increased risk of a bone fracture. Learn why exercise is critical in helping to lower that risk and how to exercise safely.

Apr 1st, 2022
My Child Has a Broken Arm. Now What?

Your child is crying from the pain in their arm. It’s likely broken. What kind of treatment regimen can you expect, and how long will their recovery take?

Mar 1st, 2022
Are You a Candidate for Regenerative Medicine?

New technologies to treat musculoskeletal diseases and injuries are here. Regenerative medicine holds great promise as a treatment for some musculoskeletal conditions. Learn what conditions are benefiting from this innovative treatment.

Dec 1st, 2021
What to Expect from Arthroscopy

You’ve been told you need arthroscopic surgery to investigate a problem in a joint. Learn how to prepare and what to expect from this minimally invasive surgery.

Nov 2nd, 2021
How Your Shoulder Works and What Can Go Wrong

If you have a shoulder problem, you’re probably sidelined from a sport you love to play, and many other activities that require the use of your arm. Learn how your shoulder operates and what can go wrong.

Oct 5th, 2021
What Every Woman Should Know About Osteoporosis

It’s easier to break a bone as you get older — but do you know why? Osteoporosis can lead to fractures in older adults. Learn important facts about osteoporosis to help prevent disabling injuries.

Sep 1st, 2021
Factors That Lead to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a progressive condition unless it’s properly treated. It can be disabling because it causes your bones to fracture easily. Learn about the risk factors that can lead to osteoporosis.

Jul 7th, 2021
Is PRP Right for Me?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a relatively new type of treatment for some orthopedic injuries. What does it involve, and how do I know if I’m a candidate for it?

Jun 21st, 2021
Telltale Symptoms of Tennis Elbow

You’ve had a nagging pain in your elbow. You don’t remember hitting it against anything. It’s not getting any better, so it’s time to see a specialist before the problem becomes more dire.

May 14th, 2021
How We Can Help with Your Sports-Related Injury

If you’re an avid sports athlete, you’re prone to certain injuries, depending on your sport. Sports medicine physicians receive specialized training in the most advanced methods of treating sports injuries.

Apr 28th, 2021
Treatment for Your Trigger Finger

Are you experiencing pain and stiffness in your fingers and/or thumb? It may be a condition called trigger finger. If untreated, it can make your finger or thumb lock into position when you try to bend it. Learn about effective treatments.

Mar 12th, 2021
Physical Therapy for Your Musculoskeletal Issues

If you’re sidelined by a sports injury or a condition like arthritis, you’re seeking pain relief. Learn about the activities involved in physical therapy; it’s one of the tried-and-true medical treatments that ease your discomfort.

Feb 12th, 2021
How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Heal Quickly

If you suffer pain from a chronic musculoskeletal condition, you may have tried all of the traditional approaches — drugs, physical therapy, and injections — to find relief. If they haven’t worked for you, regenerative medicine may be the answer.

Jan 20th, 2021
Signs of a Stress Fracture

Uh, oh. You’ve got foot, ankle, or shin pain. Did you pivot too hard trying to reach a shot on the tennis court? It pays to see an orthopedic specialist to correctly diagnose your injury, such as a stress fracture, so your pain doesn’t worsen.

Dec 13th, 2020
When is Knee Replacement Helpful for Arthritis?

Is your arthritis getting more painful no matter what treatments you try? It may be time to consider knee replacement. Millions of Americans have undergone knee replacement surgery; it’s considered a standard procedure.

Nov 10th, 2020
How to Slow Down the Progression of Osteoporosis

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, you’re seeking ways to keep from losing more bone mass. Learn what you can do on a daily and weekly basis to prevent being left with fragile bones that break easily.

Oct 12th, 2020
Elbow Pain: Is It a Sprain or a Fracture?

If you’ve hurt your elbow and have pain and swelling around the joint, it’s important to find out exactly what type of injury you have. Fractures usually require surgery right away, while a sprain may or may not involve surgery.

Sep 14th, 2020
How to Prevent Sports-Related ACL Injuries

Knee injuries are tough. In particular, if you injure your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you may require surgery and be unable to return to your sport for the remainder of the season. Learn ways to help prevent an ACL injury.

Aug 20th, 2020
5 Ways to Alleviate Tennis Elbow at Home

Is tennis elbow slowing down your sports game or interfering with work because your arm hurts when you bend your elbow? Learn how to treat the condition before it progresses further.

Jul 23rd, 2020
What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

You’re having problems with your hand and arm and don’t know why. Maybe pain is shooting down your arm into your hand, or your ring and pinky fingers are numb. It may be because of a compressed nerve in your elbow, known as cubital tunnel syndrome

Jun 23rd, 2020
Get Back in the Game Through Sports Medicine

You’ve enjoyed playing sports all your life, but injuries may be keeping you off the field. Sports medicine specialists diagnose and treat sports-related injuries in both children and adults and get you back on the field safely.

Mar 23rd, 2020
Your Treatment Options for Arthritis

Has the pain in your knee, shoulder, or hip been getting worse? It could be arthritis. Don’t wait until the pain renders you immobile. Early treatment for arthritis can help slow its progress.

Feb 7th, 2020
What to Know Before Undergoing Arthroscopy

Are you tired of dealing with chronic joint pain from injury, inflammation, or arthritis? It may be time to consider a minimally invasive surgery called arthroscopy. Read on to learn what you need to know about this helpful orthopedic procedure.

Jan 14th, 2020
The Latest Treatment Options for Osteoporosis

Is your mobility suffering? Are you experiencing back pain due to osteoporosis? Find out what new options for osteoporosis treatment are available that can ease your symptoms and prevent complications.

Dec 5th, 2019
Returning to Sports After A Rotator Cuff Injury

Your full recovery from rotator cuff surgery is the best way to ensure the long-term health of your shoulder. Learn what steps you need to take to protect your rotator cuff when you make your return to sports.

Nov 8th, 2019