Health Articles

  • Injuries are not scheduled and tend to occur when you least expect them. When you or your loved one suffers an injury, you want the best care available as soon as possible. In some cases, that means a trip to the emergency room. Other times, however…

  • The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is along the inside of your knee, while the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is in the front of your knee. Your MCL keeps your knee from bending too far inward and allows it to rotate, and your ACL helps to keep…

  • Pickleball is a great way to stay active and have plenty of fun, but as with any sport, it does come with a risk of injury. Even a casual pickleball player could be vulnerable to a number of wrist, ankle, shoulder, and knee problems.  From…

  • A wrist fusion involves joining bones of the wrist together to help improve their alignment. Typically, this surgery is performed as a treatment for arthritis in the wrist. It allows the bones to form and grow into one solid bone, which can help…

  • While a large percentage of tennis players will suffer from tennis elbow at some point in their career, they only make up a small percentage of all reported cases of tennis elbow.  Tennis elbow can strike anyone whose job or activity requires a…

  • The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that covers the top of the upper arm bone, helping to hold the shoulder joint together. The structure allows the arm to rotate in the joint so you can throw a ball, pick an apple, or give someone a…

  • Minimally invasive joint replacement typically involves a shorter incision and the use of special tools, like arthroscopes, to perform the surgery with real-time surgical imaging inside the joint. Arthroscopes are small cameras that help your doctor…

  • Bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa, which is a jelly-like sac that holds a small amount of fluid and acts as a cushion between bones and soft tissues. Hip bursitis is a common type of bursitis; however, this condition can also occur in the…

  • Robotic-assisted surgical systems are used in joint replacement to promote accuracy, enhance control, and spare any healthy bones, ligaments, or other tissues from being removed.  In preoperative planning, the imaging software gives your joint…

  • A concussion can occur after an impact to your head or a whiplash-type injury that results in your head and brain rapidly shaking back and forth. While they can happen during many different types of sports and activities, they are most common in…