What Is Orthopedic Surgery?

2022-06-23T14:59:05+00:00

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 [...]

What Is Orthopedic Surgery?2022-06-23T14:59:05+00:00

5 Reasons to See a Surgeon for Hand Pain

2022-06-04T16:02:27+00:00

5 Reasons to See a Surgeon for Hand Pain About 15 million people with arthritis experience severe joint pain. If that applies to you, you should see a surgeon. While other methods could alleviate pain and discomfort, surgery can be one of the best methods for long-term relief. Why should you see [...]

5 Reasons to See a Surgeon for Hand Pain2022-06-04T16:02:27+00:00

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: ANTI INFLAMMATORY MEDICATION

2022-06-02T18:00:53+00:00

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: ANTI INFLAMMATORY MEDICATION You have been prescribed a medication known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This drug is a powerful pain medicine  It acts to reduce swelling and to reduce inflammation in muscles, tendons, and joints. This medicine works best when it is [...]

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: ANTI INFLAMMATORY MEDICATION2022-06-02T18:00:53+00:00

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: CAST CARE

2022-05-03T17:42:00+00:00

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: CAST CARE Your cast may be water-resistant, but… Be careful, the padding beneath the cast surface is not waterproof or water repellent. Keep your cast as dry as possible to prevent skin irritation and odor. It is best to avoid letting the cast get [...]

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: CAST CARE2022-05-03T17:42:00+00:00

Arthroscopic Surgery

2022-04-19T21:57:51+00:00

Arthroscopic Surgery What is arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat several problems inside of a joint.  The word arthroscopy comes from the Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look).  The term literally means “to look within,” [...]

Arthroscopic Surgery2022-04-19T21:57:51+00:00

Activity Related Hand and Wrist Pain

2022-04-19T22:01:49+00:00

Activity Related Hand and Wrist Pain It is normal for some people to have hand & wrist pain during or after certain types repetitive or strenuous activities. STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES may cause discomfort because very strenuous activities result in microscopic muscle and tendon damage.  The body’s response [...]

Activity Related Hand and Wrist Pain2022-04-19T22:01:49+00:00
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