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How Your Diet Can Affect Your Nerves

Your diet affects more than how much you weigh and how good you look in your clothes. Here’s what you need to know about how the food you eat affects your nerves and overall health and wellbeing.

Jun 1st, 2022
Could That Bump on Your Wrist Be a Ganglion Cyst?

It’s always unsettling to discover a bump or lump on your body. But fortunately, not all of them are causes for concern. Keep reading to learn more about ganglion cysts and what you can do about them.

May 1st, 2022
Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement?

When you imagine someone who needs a hip replacement, what kind of person is it? Most likely, you envision an elderly person hobbling along with a walker. That may be an outdated image.

Apr 3rd, 2022
Who Is a Candidate for Total Knee Replacement?

Wear-and-tear on your knees over time can cause pain and limited mobility. In some cases, this calls for a total knee replacement. Could you be a candidate for this innovative procedure that can restore mobility and freedom?

Mar 1st, 2022
Can My Rotator Cuff Tear Heal on Its Own?

As many as two million Americans seek treatment for shoulder pain relating to a rotator cuff tear each year. Find out what causes these tears and whether or not you’ll need surgery to treat them.

Dec 1st, 2021
What Causes Osteoarthritis?

We understand just how difficult the struggle of joint pain can make living with osteoarthritis. Here are the causes of osteoarthritis as well as some treatment options to help alleviate the pain and discomfort.

Nov 1st, 2021
Help! I Have Bursitis

Small cushion-like structures between the bones of many of your joints are called bursae. When they become inflamed, you have bursitis. Here’s what you need to know about this painful condition.

Oct 3rd, 2021
What is Impingement?

Do you suffer from pain and stiffness in your shoulder? Click here to find out what could be causing your symptoms.

Sep 7th, 2021
Five Symptoms of an Ankle Sprain

Nearly everyone has had the uncomfortable experience of stepping off a curb too quickly and twisting an ankle. It hurts, especially if you actually sprained the ankle. How can you tell the difference between a minor injury and a sprain?

Aug 10th, 2021
Recovering From a Knee Dislocation

Your knee is a complex joint, with ligaments holding the bones of your leg together. But an injury like a dislocation can sideline you quickly. Learn more about what causes a knee dislocation and how to recover.

Jul 14th, 2021
What Are Ganglion Cysts?

Do you have a small, squishy bump near the joint of your wrist, hand, ankle, or foot? It could be a ganglion cyst. Read on to learn what they are as well as your treatment options.

May 10th, 2021
How Runners Can Avoid Shin Splints

If you’re a runner, your constant pavement pounding can lead to a cumulative stress disorder known as shin splints. Keep reading to learn more about this painful condition, as well as treatments and strategies to avoid the problem altogether.

Apr 7th, 2021
5 Symptoms of Elbow Tendonitis

Elbow tendonitis is a common cause of elbow pain — but it’s not the only cause. Here’s how to tell if the symptoms you’re experiencing might be due to tendonitis, or whether another problem might be to blame.

Mar 14th, 2021
How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Your Hand

When arthritis affects the hand, it can make regular tasks, like gripping a cup, not only difficult but also painful. Early evaluation and treatment is the best way to relieve pain and stiffness and reduce the risk of complications.

Feb 10th, 2021
Will an ACL Tear Heal on Its Own?

ACL tears are a relatively common knee injury among very active people. While many tears require surgery, some people can do well with nonsurgical alternatives. Here’s how to tell if surgery might be needed for your ACL tear.

Jan 7th, 2021
How to Avoid Rotator Cuff Injuries

After age 60, rotator cuff injuries are common. However, at any age, there are steps you can take to avoid a rotator cuff injury altogether. Here’s what you need to know to keep your shoulders healthy and pain-free long term.

Dec 1st, 2020
What to Do About Frozen Shoulder

When the tissues that make up the shoulder joint become thick, tight, or inflamed, you may experience pain and limited range of motion. If you find yourself in this situation, an orthopaedic specialist can help.

Nov 12th, 2020
Osteoarthritis and Hand Pain

You have 29 little bones in your hand and wrist, and everywhere they meet is a potential site for osteoarthritis. Find out which joints are most susceptible and what you can do about it.

Oct 14th, 2020
Healing From Elbow Fracture Repair Surgery: What to Expect

Elbow injuries can sideline even the best players. Surgery can repair a fractured elbow, but you need some time to recover, which means reducing your normal activity as you heal. Learn what to expect during your surgical recovery.

Sep 15th, 2020
6 Signs of a Concussion

Did you know you can have a concussion and not even know it? These head injuries affect brain function, making it difficult to self-evaluate. Learn the signs of a concussion to help you understand when you’re hurt and when to seek help.

Aug 11th, 2020
Joint Replacement: When Can it Help?

Struggling with joint pain and not finding relief from conservative treatment methods? Joint replacement surgery could be the solution you need! Read on to learn whether joint replacement surgery can help and if it could be right for you.

Jul 15th, 2020
The Difference Between a Fracture and a Break

Is a fracture more serious than a break, or is it the other way around? Find out what the terminology behind broken bones means and get a better understanding of your diagnosis.

Jun 18th, 2020
What to Do If Your Child Breaks a Bone

While no one wants to see their child injured, broken bones are relatively common childhood injuries. Fortunately, you can act quickly and get expert orthopedic care to reduce their pain and get them on the road to recovery quickly.

Apr 8th, 2020