Article featured on Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania If you’ve experienced an injury or pain while performing a wintertime activity, you are not alone. Personal injury during winter is likely to occur from performing simple activities, especially if you aren’t prepared to prevent an incident. From your back, shoulder and neck to joints and knees, pain […]
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Article featured on WebMD Our approach to pain management largely depends on what’s causing the pain. When it’s a byproduct of an ongoing health condition, our focus is finding a good pain management strategy to keep discomfort at a minimum. But when it’s rooted in an isolated event or injury, we can focus not only on […]
Article featured on Orthogate The first knee replacement surgery took place in 1968 and since that time it has become more common with an estimated 600,000 total knee replacements (TKA’s) occurring annually in the United States. It is one of the most successful operations in all of medicine thanks to advances in the materials and […]
Article featured on WebMD The holiday season can be a challenging time for pain management. For many, the transition to colder and more blustery weather means extra aches and pains. Beyond just the winter weather, the holidays can also be a time of added stress, excessive travel, poor eating (and drinking) habits, and too little […]
Article featured on Verywell fit Lactic acid is created when the body turns glucose into energy. The production of lactic acid occurs when oxygen levels are low, generally during high-intensity exercise. Lactic acid build-up can hinder your exercise routine, so it’s important to understand why it happens and how to prevent it. What Lactic Acid […]
Article featured on Arkansas Surgical Hospital Joint pain can be debilitating, limiting daily activities and draining you both physically and emotionally. In many instances, joint discomfort is the result of some type of arthritis. There are various treatment options, including medications, physical therapy, injections, alternative therapies, and surgical solutions, depending on the severity of your […]
Article featured on Brigham Health Hub While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives dramatically, back and neck problems are still as common as ever. In fact, some people are experiencing pain and other discomforts for the first time due to changes in their work locations and equipment as they moved from the office to […]
Article featured on Orthogate North America had the largest share in global orthopedic soft tissue repair market in 2014, attributed to the increase in sports injury cases due to high share of sports activity in this region. A soft tissue injury is the damage of ligaments, muscles and tendons of hip, knee, shoulder and elbow […]
Article featured on WebMD What Are Fractures? A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. Fractures are common; the average person has two during a lifetime. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Your risk of fracture depends, in part, on your age. Broken bones […]
Article featured on Spine-Health. We all wake up sometimes with a numb and tingly hand. But ongoing hand pain and numbness can be a disabling problem that requires diagnosis and treatment. Here are 3 of the main causes of hand pain and numbness—and tips for how you can tell them apart. Carpal tunnel syndrome […]