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What is the Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement?


Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Since more conservative treatments haven’t worked to ease your pain and lack of mobility, you have decided to opt for a total hip replacement. Your doctor has probably told you about the various options you can choose from. One is called the total hip replacement anterior approach. Just what is it? A total hip replacement…





Dr. Barber climbed the “L” mountain above Lahainaluna


Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Dr. Barber climbed the “L” mountain above Lahainaluna high school on Maui. This mountain overlooks the town of Lahaina, Hawaii and is easily identified by the large “L” near the summit. The “L” stands for Lahainaluna high school which is located near the base of the mountain and was founded in 1831. It is said…





What is Hip Bursitis and what is the treatment?


Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

  Bursae are small pouches filled with synovial fluid that lubricate those spaces between a joint and other bodily tissue such as muscles and ligaments. One of these bursae is the bursa of the greater trochanter, which is found at the top of the femur, which connects to the pelvis. The greater trochanter can be…





Saturday Morning Sports Clinic


Monday, August 20th, 2018




What type of therapy is needed for Basal Joint Osteoarthritis?


Monday, August 13th, 2018

Basal joint arthritis is the wearing away of cartilage in the joint base of your thumb. Basal joint arthritis is also known as thumb arthritis. If there is not enough cushioning cartilage, the joints in your hand will become rough and will grind over each other when you move. This will eventually cause joint damage.…





What is a hip preservation doctor?


Monday, August 13th, 2018

Hip pain can make mobility and simple daily activities a struggle. When you think about hip pain, hip replacement surgeries likely come to mind. The ideal outcome when treating problems with the hip joint, however, is for a patient’s original hip joint to be preserved rather than surgically replaced. A hip preservation doctor specializes in…





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…





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