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What is a Partial Knee Replacement?


Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

  The common complaint is knee pain in Frisco, TX. Through the span of a normal lifetimes, roughly 1 out of 5 Americans will have knee pain in Frisco, TX. Luckily, an extensive variety of nonsurgical and careful methods can be used to target the uneasiness and incapacity that follows this condition. Partial knee surgery…





What type of therapy is needed after Achilles Tendon Rupture surgery?


Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Achilles tendon is that band of tough connective tissue that connects your heel bone to your calf. Damage to the Achilles tendon can range from a strain that can be healed with a bit of rest and icing to a complete rupture. In that case, you might need Achilles tendon rupture surgery to stitch…





What is Total Knee Replacement?


Monday, October 15th, 2018

If you have been dealing with excruciating knee pain that makes it difficult to walk and prevents you from engaging in your usual physical activity, you might be a candidate for total knee replacement. People choose total knee replacement to help decrease pain and increase mobility. Total knee replacement surgery is a serious procedure, but…





What is an Achilles Tendon Rupture?


Monday, September 24th, 2018

You may have been out one day playing soccer or going for a hard run when all of a sudden you feel a pain at the back of your ankle that drops you to the ground. You might even have heard a “pop.” Whatever has happened, you’ll need help getting off the field, and you…





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…





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…





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