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How to Choose an Orthopedic Specialist


Monday, August 14th, 2017

Selecting an orthopedic specialist is an important decision that will affect your health, well-being and peace-of-mind. Most likely, your primary care doctor will recommend one. However, it’s always best to get a second or even third opinion — especially when surgery may be involved – and you also want to make sure that the specialist…





When does Carpal Tunnel Require Surgery?


Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pain and numbness in the hand, affecting your ability to use it.  Causes of carpal tunnel may include: ·    Repetitive hand use.  Repeating the same hand and wrist motions over a prolonged period of time may aggravate the tendons in the wrist, causing swelling that puts pressure…





Hip Rehabilitation


Thursday, July 13th, 2017

If you or a loved one are having total hip joint replacement surgery, there’s good news!  With advances in rehabilitation technology and techniques, the chances for a successful long term recovery are excellent.  Of course, the recovery time for a total hip replacement can differ vastly from patient to patient.  But with diligence and determination,…





Hand and Wrist Pain


Thursday, July 13th, 2017

When pain strikes your hands or wrists, it can be debilitating for simple everyday functions including writing, gripping, using a computer or phone, opening jars or other items, and so much more.  Some of the most common hand and wrist conditions affecting mobility include: · Osteoarthritis · Carpel tunnel syndrome · Ulnar tunnel syndrome (numbness…





Is Joint Replacement Surgery for You?


Monday, June 26th, 2017

Joint replacement surgery is an intimidating thought to many people.  However, with medical advances and new surgical techniques, joint replacement surgery is more common, efficient and effective than ever before.  If you or a loved one is suffering from pain and loss of function in your knees, hips or other joints, joint replacement surgery could…





Why does my back hurt?


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

As we age, many of us begin to experience back pain.  Studies show that 80% of all Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.  There are numerous causes of back pain – and many effective treatment options. Common causes of back pain Strains – including strained muscles, ligaments and muscle spasms.…





What did I do to my ankle? Ouch!


Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

If your ankle is in pain, you’re not alone.  Ankle injuries are the most common sports- related injury – and ankle injuries are also very common in non-sports-related accidents.  Rolling, twisting, tripping or falling can all cause ankle sprains – and even fractures. The types and treatments of ankle injuries Sprains:  Most people have twisted…





What is ACL Knee Surgery


Monday, May 15th, 2017

Have you had a sensation in your knee like it’s giving out or buckling?  Or maybe you’ve heard a popping sound – and your knee has started to cause pain and swell.  If so, it could mean that you’ve torn your anterior cruciate ligament – commonly known as the ACL. Many ACL injuries are a…





Orthopedic Elbow Surgery


Monday, April 24th, 2017

Most people think that the painful condition known as Tennis Elbow is caused by racket sports, but it can actually affect anyone over time – just like arthritis or any joint disorder due to strain, injury or overuse.  If you suffer from the symptoms of Tennis Elbow including pain or muscle weakness — and physical…





How do you know you need shoulder surgery?


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Does shoulder pain interfere with your daily life and the things you want and need to do?   Do you ever have severe shoulder pain followed by short periods of relief?  Do you experience pain after extensive use of your shoulder – or loss of motion and joint stiffness after periods of inactivity or rest?   Does…





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"Everyone is great at what they do and they compliment each other's jobs and positions. Great office."

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