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What is Basal Joint Osteoarthritis?


Monday, July 23rd, 2018

  Basal joint osteoarthritis is a common condition that occurs with aging. Also known as thumb arthritis, it is caused by the wearing away of cartilage at the base of the thumb and can cause swelling and pain. As a result of the pain, you can experience weakness in the thumb and a decreased range…





What Type Of Therapy Is Needed After Knee Replacement Surgery?


Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Your knee has been paining you for years. Not only that, but it has restricted your mobility. You not only can’t play the sports that you enjoy or exercise the way you used to, but it’s getting to the point where you need help just to get around. Conservative therapies such as corticosteroid shots and…





What is a Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?


Monday, July 9th, 2018

Carpal tunnel release surgery is a procedure that can treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when there’s inflammation in your carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is the passageway in your wrist that the median nerve and tendons for your fingers pass through. It’s formed by your wrist bones on the bottom and the…





What is a Total Knee Replacement?


Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Total knee replacement surgery is a procedure where a damaged knee joint is completely replaced by a prosthetic. The ends of both of the long bones that make up the leg, the tibia and the femur are removed and replaced. In the case of the femur, the prosthetic is a shell made of metal that…





What type of Therapy is needed after Shoulder Surgery?


Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

What type of Therapy is needed after Shoulder Surgery? After you’ve undergone shoulder surgery, the first thing you’ll need to do is wear a sling. You’ll need to avoid any overhead motions using the arm in question until the doctor says you’re allowed to do them. This should last for about 2-4 weeks on average.…





What is a Meniscus Tear?


Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

An Overview of a Meniscus Tear? The meniscus is a type of cartilage that is found inside of the knee. The meniscus is responsible for cushioning and stabilizing the joint. If the knee is twisted the wrong way, then a torn meniscus can result. Anyone can develop a torn meniscus. However, athletes are at a…





The things that can go wrong with your shoulder


Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Your shoulder is the most used joint on your body. Because of all the use, it is prone to many different injuries that may require shoulder surgery. Swelling, muscle strain, joint pain, and discomfort all point to a problem in your shoulders. There are many reasons for shoulder pain and it may be difficult to…





What Kind of Therapy is Needed for Bicep Tendinitis?


Monday, May 14th, 2018

Bicep tendinitis is a serious and painful condition. In case you are not familiar with this condition, it occurs when the tendon located in the upper part of the bicep muscle becomes inflamed or irritated. Many people who have bicep tendinitis first notice it as pain or limited mobility in the shoulder and the upper…





When do I need to worry about elbow surgery?


Monday, May 14th, 2018

Most elbow injuries heal on their own after the elbow has been stabilized in a sling or a brace. Some even get better after a few applications of the RICE technique, which is rest, icing, compression and elevation coupled with physical therapy. The elbow is also a common site for forms of arthritis. But sometimes…





What is Bicep Tendinitis?


Monday, April 30th, 2018

What is Bicep Tendinitis? Bicep Tendinitis is a condition in which the long bicep head becomes inflamed. If not treated early, the inflammation can worsen, resulting in a tear on the tendon. The condition often occurs alongside other shoulder problems like rotator cuff damage, shoulder impingement, dislocation and arthritis of the shoulder joint. It’s usually…





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