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When Should I See an Orthopedic Doctor?

If you’re working with heavy objects or typing for hours on end, your muscles might be telling you something. Listen up! If the warning signs keep getting worse and can affect how well they (and you) work, then it’s time for an appointment with a doctor who specializes in orthopedics. You may be wondering whether … Read more

What is Unicondylar (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement?

Unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is a procedure that has gained popularity over the past few years, used to treat patients with arthritis confined to one compartment of their knee. This means that the entire knee may not be affected, only one small area which is treated locally with reduced impact on the surrounding tissues and … Read more

Things to Know About MCL Injury

If you or someone close to you is particularly active or involved with sports, you’re probably all too aware of how easy it is to injure oneself in a variety of ways during any kind of strenuous physical activity. Hopefully, the situation never arises, but if it does, you’ll want to be as informed as … Read more

What Is Trochanteric Bursitis?

What Is Trochanteric Bursitis?

Do you suffer from hip pain, and you are not sure what is causing it? Maybe you have a pressure point on your hip and you can’t quite explain the reason?  Pain in the hip can be difficult to diagnose, as there are a number of reasons why it may occur. Trochanteric bursitis is one … Read more

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Things to Know About Lower Back Pain

Things to Know About Lower Back Pain

The lumbar section of the human spine has numerous vital functions. These functions include movement (e.g., bending, extending, rotating at the waist), structural support, and protecting the soft tissues found within the nervous system and its nearby organs. Additionally, the lumbar spine must support the weight of the upper body. When there is an injury … Read more

The Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain

If you are experiencing lower back pain, you are not alone. One study reported a whopping 25% of patients reporting lower back pain within the three months before the survey, making it the most commonly reported type of pain.  And while you may think that more rest will help ease the pain, doctors are now … Read more

What are the Most Common Knee Injuries?

Our legs allow us to walk, drive, play sports, and participate in a myriad of everyday activities, often that we take for granted. However, our knee joints are a highly vulnerable part of our legs that are prone to experiencing many injuries that can impact our daily lives. It is one of the most commonly … Read more