The aches, pains, and stiffness of knee arthritis can truly interrupt your activities throughout the day. Every time you stand up, sit down, walk, take the stairs, run errands, and do chores around the house can be accompanied by the distracting pain of knee osteoarthritis. The good news is that you can do several relatively […]
What Do Orthopedic Surgeons Do? & What Can They Diagnose?
Some pain is normal after long hours of training or working. However, chronic pain that doesn’t subside should be evaluated and treated by an orthopedic doctor, as this type of physician specializes in treating joint pain and muscle pain. Orthopedic doctors know how to assess and treat your injury or pain efficiently, without wasting your time. […]
After Hip Replacement Surgery: Protecting Your New Joint for Years to Come
Congratulations! You have decided to stop living in pain and to have a hip replacement. The decision to have joint replacement surgery is usually made when other treatments have been unsuccessful in easing the pain of hip arthritis – pain that often leads to limitations in activity and a poor quality of life. So now […]
Questions to Ask an Orthopedic Doctor About Hip Replacement
Living with chronic pain from hip arthritis can limit you from doing what you love to do, or even what you need to do. If you have already tried pain medications, exercise, physical therapy, and even pain-relief injections but are still having trouble getting around, then you will want to consider talking to your orthopedic […]
Getting the Most from Your Knee Replacement Surgery
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the world, and knee arthritis (osteoarthritis of the knee) is responsible for about 80% of cases of arthritic pain. As the condition progresses and no longer responds to simple remedies like medication and exercise, then joint replacement surgery may be your answer if you want to […]
Hip Replacement – What you should know if you are over 65 and facing hip surgery.
Hip replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic surgeries performed today, and it has the potential of not only allowing you to experience much greater quality of life, but to also improve your overall health. Since osteoarthritis (or degenerative arthritis) is more prevalent as you get older, and it is one of the most […]
What Are the Early Signs of Needing A Hip Replacement Surgery?
Do you have hip pain that is slowing you down? If you do, you’re not alone. Arthritis is one of the most common complaints people talk to their doctor about. Anyone who has ever had hip problems understands how important these joints are for living a normal life. Walking, bending, and sitting down are just […]
How Orthopedic Surgeons Can Treat Knee Arthritis
If you have knee arthritis, you understand how pain and stiffness can affect your ability to do the things that you love to do. Sometimes it can even interfere with the things you need to do. And the truth is that you are not alone. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis or just “arthritis,” is […]
Which Stage of Hip Osteoarthritis Are You In?
Do you have arthritis? A lot of your friends and family members probably have arthritis too. As a matter of fact, osteoarthritis is diagnosed by physicians more often than any other joint disease or disorder. However, not everyone experiences osteoarthritis in the same way. You may only feel some pain when you get out of […]
Benefits of Seeing an Orthopedic Doctor for Muscle and Joint Pain
Have you been bothered by nagging pain of your shoulder, hip, fingers, back, or all of the above? If so, how long have you been hurting, and have you seen a doctor yet? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. While most people will seek medical attention for an obvious traumatic injury, those who experience less […]