Cycling Injuries in the Upper Extremity


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.  [...]

Cycling Injuries in the Upper Extremity2022-07-08T13:27:50+00:00

Post Surgery Concerns: Swelling, Smoking, Infection


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 [...]

Post Surgery Concerns: Swelling, Smoking, Infection2022-06-28T17:23:29+00:00

What Is Orthopedic Surgery?


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

Arthroscopic Surgery


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
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