When Should I Contact an Orthopedic Surgeon about my Shoulder? Many people that struggle with shoulder pain have the same question….when should I contact a surgeon? There are a couple steps to take before reaching out to your local Boise shoulder surgeon for a consultation. Here [...]
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Protecting Your Shoulder While Playing Sports Your shoulders are one of the strongest assets you have, especially if you’re an athlete. Alas, while your shoulders provide an excellent range of motion, they’re also more susceptible to injury. They’re one of the most common injury locations for [...]
Can you believe that there were almost 3 million workplace injuries in 2020 alone? Whether you’re at work or doing chores at home, one wrong move can leave you with a long-lasting injury, such as a rotator cuff tear. Sometimes you can injure yourself and not even know where the exact problem is coming from. Are you [...]
Shoulder Conditions That Require Surgery Shoulder injuries are exceedingly common, especially among athletes or those whose jobs involve a lot of physical labor. Sometimes, shoulder pain can be a temporary issue that goes away by itself. However, in more serious situations, it can at times require surgery. Serious and milder shoulder conditions [...]
Cycling Injuries in the Upper Extremity Whether barreling down a Bogus Basin trail, cruising along the Boise Greenbelt, or riding the backroads of the beautiful Idaho scenic byways, both competitive and recreational cyclists are at risk of suffering from traumatic or overuse injuries to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, or hand. [...]
Post Surgery Concerns: Swelling, Smoking, Infection Swelling All hands swell after injury or surgery. Swelling is an accumulation of extra fluid and causes many problems even if it is not visible. Most of the pain and stiffness which follows injury or surgery is due to pressure in the wound from [...]
What Are the Different Types of Orthopedic Surgery? Orthopedics is a medical field that focuses on conditions and diseases related to the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. An orthopedic doctor or surgeon specializes in helping people with musculoskeletal issues, including performing surgery on [...]
Boise Shoulder Surgeons: How To Choose the Right One for You About 53,000 patients undergo shoulder replacement surgery every year in the US. Patients describe the operation as life-changing. The thought of going through shoulder surgery can be overwhelming. What bothers many is they don’t know whether the [...]
Shoulder Surgeons in Boise: How To Prepare for Shoulder Surgery Did you know that about 53,000 people in the US go through shoulder surgery annually? Every type of surgery requires preparation. Whether it’s a complex or simple surgery, you need to understand precisely what it’s about and how [...]
What Is Orthopedic Surgery? Every year, there are about 7 million orthopedic surgeries in the US. General health practitioners recommend the procedure when they observe a skeletal condition. Some children are born with musculoskeletal issues. These issues could also arise from an injury. If your doctor has recommended [...]