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Eating Right for Osteoarthritis: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects millions of people in the United States. It is caused by the breakdown and loss of cartilage in the joints, which can lead to pain, stiffness, and difficulty moving. While there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are things that you can do to help manage the … Read more

What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinitis?

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Rotator cuff tendinitis is often called impingement syndrome, bursitis, or biceps tendinitis due to inflammation of the connective tissue. The rotator cuff tendons rub against the overhanging part of the shoulder blade (acromion) and become irritated. Bursitis occurs if the bursa (a small sac of fluid under the tendon) becomes swollen or painful. Most people … Read more

Ask an Orthopedic Surgeon: What You Need To Know About Knee Arthroscopy

Knee injuries are one of the most common injuries in the US. Almost 1 million knee surgeries take place in America every year.  Knee arthroscopy is used to both diagnose and treat your knee issue in one minimally invasive procedure. If you suffer from knee problems that include pain and discomfort that don’t seem to … Read more

Signs That You Have a Broken Bone or Fracture

Signs That You Have a Broken Bone or Fracture

An untreated broken bone or fracture can cause several issues that can impact your life if not treated properly. Untreated broken bones can lead to lingering joint pain, infections, and even permanent deformities. Broke bones occur for various reasons, including falling, trauma, motor vehicle accidents, direct blows, physical abuse, and repetitive forces like running. In … Read more

What Is Revision Hip Replacement?

What Is Revision Hip Replacement?

Are you experiencing joint pain long after hip replacement surgery? Many people turn to hip replacement surgery to solve their mobility issues and restore a sense of normalcy to their life. Unfortunately, post-surgery complications can leave you questioning the effectiveness of your artificial hip but don’t worry — revision hip replacement may be able to … Read more

Trends in Orthopedics for 2021

Trends in Orthopedics for 2021

COVID-19 has changed the world. The medical world has had to overcome unprecedented challenges, and orthopedics are no different. There has been a major loss of revenue for surgeons, hospitals, contract manufacturers, and OEMS. We all face uncertainty of the future. Professionals predict the future results from the pandemic will last into 2022 and possibly … Read more

How to Pick an Orthopedic Surgeon

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You’ve been an athlete your entire life. From running half-marathons to the pickup basketball games and recreational indoor soccer league on Tuesday nights, you lead an active lifestyle and stay on top of your health as well. That is, until you made a sudden stop, twist, and turn in your last activity and tore your … Read more