The lower back is one of the most common sources of pain, but the upper portion of the spine—called the cervical spine—can also be a pain in the neck. Artificial disc replacement is a procedure that can offer pain relief and restore...Read More
If you are suffering from back, neck, or spine pain and are in need of surgery, minimally invasive surgery may be an option you should consider. Minimally invasive spinal surgeries offer many benefits, such as shorter recovery times, smaller...Read More
When your shoes don’t fit right, your feet can be subject to injury or even permanent deformity. These problems include soreness, blisters, calluses, corns, bunions, and hammertoe. Wearing well-fitting shoes can prevent pain and discomfort...Read More
Your feet are built to handle lots of stress. Sometimes, excess force and other issues can overwhelm the structures of your foot or ankle, leading to short-term or chronic heel pain. This heel pain typically occurs beneath the heel, behind the...Read More
Sprains and strains in the ankle are different injuries requiring different methods of care. Knowing the difference between these injuries is important.
An ankle sprain involves a stretching or tearing of the ligaments connecting...Read More
According to our joint replacement expert, you may be ready for a joint replacement if you’re experiencing the following:
- You have joint pain that keeps you awake at night
- The pain in your knee prevents you from...
High levels of stress can cause headaches, disturb sleep, and lead to high blood pressure and depression. Coping with stress properly becomes even more important if you are one of the more than 40 million Americans living with arthritis. ...Read More
Planning for your return home prior to surgery can help assure a smoother recovery. The following are some things to keep in mind when returning home from a joint replacement:
- Bring in help. Sometimes, patients...
An ankle sprain is caused by the stretching or tearing of the ligaments that connect the bones in the foot, ankle, and lower leg. It is a common injury among athletes, particularly in football, basketball, and soccer, as these sports require...Read More