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What Type of Therapy Is Needed After Knee Surgery?

What Type of Therapy Is Needed After Knee Surgery?

If you're struggling with arthritis of the knee and haven't found relief from pain medication, massage therapy, or other treatment modalities, total knee replacement surgery may be worth considering. Also known as knee arthroplasty, total knee replacement is a...

What is Spondylolisthesis?

What is Spondylolisthesis?

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which damage to the bones or joints are causing the vertebrae to slip forward and distort the spinal cord. This condition causes lower back pain and usually occurs with general aging due to the weakening of the bones, joints,...

When Should I See a Spine Specialist for My Back Pain?

When Should I See a Spine Specialist for My Back Pain?

Back pain is a common complaint for many Americans, and it can be limiting to a person’s daily life. Whether acute or chronic, back pain can feel like shooting, stabbing, burning, or aching in any area of the back. The back is made up of ligaments, muscles, joints and...

What Causes Weakness in The Knee?

What Causes Weakness in The Knee?

The knee is the largest joint in the body and acts as a hinge where the thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap bone meet. When a person experiences weakness in the knee, it can keep them from doing activities that they enjoy. It’s important to understand what can cause...

What Can I Do About a Stiff Knee?

What Can I Do About a Stiff Knee?

POSMC treats knee pain in Allen TX and knows that such discomfort can be debilitating and possibly life-altering. One such specific type of knee pain you might encounter is known as stiffness. Overview Knee stiffness occurs when your knee becomes difficult to move....

What Causes Weakness of the Shoulder?

What Causes Weakness of the Shoulder?

Nearly one in four people experience weakness or pain in the shoulder throughout their life. It can affect the quality of an individual’s life and make day-to-day activities difficult. The pain can persist if the cause is not determined and treated. There are many...

What is Causing Stiffness of My Shoulder?

What is Causing Stiffness of My Shoulder?

If you’re experiencing trouble lifting your arms above your head, pain with changing shirts, or weakness in your arm, you may be suffering from a stiff shoulder. This stiff shoulder can be caused by a condition that can limit mobility and cause pain with everyday...

What is a Microdiscectomy?

What is a Microdiscectomy?

Also known as microdecompression, a microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive spine surgery procedure that is performed with the goal of relieving pressure off of the nerves and easing back pain. One of the most common surgical procedures, a microdiscectomy is when the...

What is a Spinal Fusion?

What is a Spinal Fusion?

A Spinal Fusion is a surgical procedure that permanently connects two or more of the small bones in the spine known as vertebrae. This process eliminates motion between the two vertebrae when they heal as one solid bone. The techniques used in a spinal fusion are...

What is Avascular Necrosis of the Hip?

What is Avascular Necrosis of the Hip?

Avascular necrosis, also referred to osteonecrosis, of the hip is a bone condition that occurs when bone tissue dies due to a loss of blood supply. The disorder develops when the blood supply to the bone is compromised in some way and prevents blood from reaching the...