When hip impingement symptoms can’t be resolved with conservative treatments, surgery may be recommended. Surgery can greatly ease pain and potentially prevent more damage to the joint. Here’s what to expect.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and can affect just about any joint. Most commonly, people experience it in the knees, hips, hands, and spine. If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, here’s what you should know.
When cartilage degrades due to wear-and-tear or injury, you experience pain at the joints where bones rub together. Cartilage repair can reduce the pain and improve function in affected joints. Here’s what you should know about this treatment.
You’ve heard that shoulder pain can sometimes be caused by a rotator cuff injury, but how do you know for sure? Here are five telltale signs that you have a rotator cuff injury and what you can do about it.
Hip arthritis causes pain and stiffness that can limit your mobility and comfort. Hip arthritis can’t be cured, but these six treatments help you manage pain and maintain function. Read on to learn more.
You may think you can manage chronic joint pain on your own, but over time, it can lead to joint instability, increased weakness, greater pain, and complications. Here’s what to do about chronic joint pain and how we can help.
PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is an innovative treatment that stimulates your body’s ability to heal several injuries, including tendonitis, muscle strains, and joint pain. Read on to learn how PRP can help you heal and avoid surgery.
Your shoulder is exceptionally mobile, helping you swing a racquet and throw a ball with ease. But with this mobility comes a significant chance for injury. Here’s how to prevent injury and keep your shoulder safe when you play sports.
What do baseball players, painters, factory workers, and older adults have in common? They’re all at risk for rotator cuff injuries. Fortunately, you can take steps to prevent the pain and disability caused by a rotator cuff problem.
You’ve probably seen all the different inserts you can get for your shoes at the store. Why are there so many of them? And what makes having custom ones made for you by your orthopaedic provider a better choice?
The weather is great in sunny Silicon Valley and due to hitting the trails, you may be experiencing ankle pain. The most common injuries to the heel happen as a result of repetitive striking of the foot on hard surfaces while playing sports...
The shoulder joint is susceptible to various types of ailments. Frozen shoulder is one of them. Often confused with arthritis, frozen shoulder is a condition that involves pain and stiffness similar to arthritis. It develops gradually and intensifies.
As men get older, they may lose bone density that can make them more susceptible to injury. Because of their differences in structural anatomies, men can face challenges in their orthopaedic health differently than females.
The first and most noticeable symptom of plantar fasciitis is often a sharp, stabbing pain in the heel. It can be stronger when you first get out of bed and start walking, gradually easing up throughout the day, or it could be a constant pain as...
The prospect of surgery can be daunting, but the current pandemic is causing many who suffer from painful joints to reconsider surgery. These delays could lead to loss of function, more pain and an increased risk of further damage.
Gout is a very painful form of inflammatory arthritis. The attacks can have a sudden onset and are characterized by swelling, redness and intense pain. Another major symptom is that it most commonly occurs in the foot,...
An orthopedic injury or condition can greatly impact your mobility and quality of life. Whether you tore a tendon playing a contact sport or you are struggling with a degenerative disease like osteoarthritis,...
Recognizing the potential signs of arthritis in the knees could save you a lot of future pain. These symptoms can present individually or with more than one symptom at a time. You may not feel concerned about early symptoms if they are not as severe or fre
William Morrant Baker was a 19th century surgeon who first described the condition termed “Baker’s Cyst.” It is also called a popliteal cyst. It forms when excess synovial fluid accumulates in the hollow at the back of the knee joint and forms a bulge.
Life as we know it has changed, maybe forever. Much of what was taken for granted not long ago now seems like just a memory of the past. For many, this includes such simple things as working out in the gym.
There is an old saying, “You never miss the water, ‘till the well runs dry.” It can be applied to many things in life, including knee pain. You can have pain in a number of different areas in your body and keep going, in many cases.
The term “ergonomics” has been popular in the English language from about 1997 onward. There are three basic branches of the discipline – physical, cognitive and organizational. Most people are aware of ergonomics as they address the workplace environment.
The vast majority of athletes heavily rely on ankle stability and strength in their chosen sports activity. Whether you play football or practice mixed martial arts, the fear of suffering ankle injuries is likely always at the back of your mind.
If you are due to have arthroscopic shoulder surgery, the rotator cuff muscles will likely experience some degree of interference during the procedure. During the recovery period, supporting these muscles can help to aid and speed up healing.