How to Protect Your Joints While Weightlifting

You don’t have to be a health nut or a fitness guru to reap the rewards of weightlifting. Weightlifting, even when done on an amateur level, can decrease body fat,…

Partial Knee Replacement: FAQs

If you are part of the 30 percent of the population who lives with osteoarthritis of the knee, you know just how debilitating and painful the condition can be. Osteoarthritis…

What You Should Know About Pain Management After Surgery

The rate of prescription drug abuse has increased drastically over the past 15 years, illustrated by an increased number of emergency room visits, overdoses and treatment admissions associated with prescription…

Tips to Prevent Falling Injuries in the Winter

Ice, snow, puddles. Extension cords running across front walkways and fallen branches due to high winds and heavy snows. These are all very real concerns in areas that are susceptible…

Rotator Cuff Tear: Recovery and Treatment

Every year in the United States, over two million people visit their doctor because of a problem with their rotator cuff. In sports like tennis or baseball and jobs like…

The ACL: What is it?

Commonly known as the ACL, the anterior cruciate ligament is vital in restraining forward motion of the tibia (shinbone). The femur (thighbone) sits atop the tibia, and the knee joint—the…

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How to Prepare for Meniscus Surgery

The shinbone connects to the thighbone with soft tissue called cartilage. These C-shaped discs are called menisci and function as shock absorbers to keep the knees stable and protect the…

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Partial Knee Replacement vs. Full Knee Replacement: What Are the Differences?

Knee replacement is often necessary when a person’s knee joint becomes severely diseased, inflamed or deteriorated. Knee replacements can help restore a person’s ability to walk, climb stairs or even…

What Does Recovery Look Like After a Labral Tear Surgery?

Labral tears are injuries to the disc of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the shoulder joint. Otherwise known as SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior) injuries because they occur…

When To Have a Shoulder Arthroscopy

If you have a soft tissue injury to the shoulder and your pain does not go away with non-surgical treatment methods, your doctor may suggest shoulder arthroscopy to address your…