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How To Tell If You Are Suffering from a Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder pain, restricted movement, and palpable tenderness are signs of a rotator cuff injury, which can make simple tasks like opening a door painfully impossible. Read about rotator cuff problems, how they happen, and the treatments that help.

Jun 27th, 2022
Torn Elbow Ligament

If you are feeling numbness or tingling in your hand and/or elbow stiffness, you may have suffered atear in the ulnar collateral ligament in your elbow.

Oct 8th, 2020
Do I Need Wrist Surgery?

Certainly, patients in our modern times are permitted and even expected to understand the cause of their discomfort or pain and the various options available for treating a condition.

Sep 24th, 2020
What is PRP therapy for knee pain?

Patients are often looking for options to avoid a knee replacement surgery. While surgery is recommended only when other treatment options have failed, some patients can still benefit from knee injections.

Sep 4th, 2020
Know More About Paget Disease

Paget disease is a chronic condition that affects your bones. The most striking characteristic is unnecessary bone growth that includes deformities. While the bones can enlarge, they can also grow weaker.

Sep 3rd, 2020
What is Kyphosis?

Kyphosis is a seldom-occurring genetic disorder of the spine marked by a forward curvature in the upper back. Technically kyphosis is diagnosed for a spine with an upper back curvature of 50 degrees or greater. In comparison, a normal spine can...

Aug 27th, 2020
Hip Dislocation

A dislocated hip can be a very painful experience that requires medical intervention as soon as possible. The hip joint is located where the femoral end of the thighbone is joined to the hipbone socket.

Aug 18th, 2020
Shoulder Arthritis Treatments

Experiencing shoulder pain when performing daily tasks, such as while brushing your hair or putting on your coat, can be a sign that you need to see an orthopedic specialist.

Aug 4th, 2020
Blood Clots – No Concern Or Scary?

Blood clots, which are diagnosed as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or Pulmonary Embolism (PE) are a very dangerous condition that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and damage to the lungs. If large enough, the PE type of blood clot can block blood from...

Jul 23rd, 2020
Treating Shoulder Injuries with Arthroscopic Surgery

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and that leaves it vulnerable to injuries. While conservative, non-surgical treatment options, such as rest, anti-inflammatory medications, and physical therapy are able to treat a number of...

Jul 13th, 2020
Concussions Hit Hard – Take Precautions

Concussions sustained while participating in sports, especially in contact sports, has been a frequent topic for news media outlets in recent years. This occurred after it was discovered that many former professional football players were suffering...

Jul 2nd, 2020
You Love to Bike – Stay Safe

Riding a bicycle is one of the most pleasant and appealing global pastimes. In the minds of many, bicycling ranks right up there with taking a nap and hiking in the woods among the most pleasant activities.

Jun 24th, 2020
Stretching Tips To Help Prevent Injury

It is safe to say that stretching before you exercise is one of the most under-appreciated health tips. Yes, it’s popular to establish a cardio-style exercise regime.

Jun 19th, 2020
How to Fit Exercise into a Busy Life

The COVID-19 lockdown has reminded many of us that you don’t need New Year’s Eve to establish new priorities in your life. Many people have re-established their connections to nature, taking long walks that may have faded from memory before the crisis...

Jun 8th, 2020
Joint Health during the Pandemic

With age, bones are constantly undergoing change in their structure and composition. Old bone is being resorbed and new bone formed.

Jun 3rd, 2020
Advantages of PRP Therapy

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy is a ground breaking treatment for many ailments, considered untreatable so far. One popular application of PRP therapy has been minimizing downtime after injury and allowing quick return to active play in high-level...

May 5th, 2020
Difference between Sprains and Tears?

While sprains and tears are similar injuries, they are not exactly the same. Sprains When a ligament is overstretched or torn upon an injury, such as falling, twisting of a joint, or an impact to the body, it is referred to as a sprain.

Apr 8th, 2020
Does Your Child Have Sever’s Disease?

Sever’s disease is a common affliction of the back of the heel that is brought on by stress on that area during childhood and adolescence. The dynamics of Sever’s disease, named after the doctor who first described it in 1912, makes logical sense...

Mar 12th, 2020
Parents: Do You Have A First Aid Kit Ready? You Should

It is five in the morning, and you’re sound asleep, dreaming of lambs and butterflies, but a persistent drumming sound is pounding your eardrums. You start to gain consciousness when you realize it’s your child out in the driveway once again...

Mar 2nd, 2020
Seven Strange Symptoms of Dehydration

Dehydration, in a mild form, is a common occurrence in the United States due to the relative accessibility the public has to clean drinking water. However, it remains a serious public hazard in many parts of the world and is a significant...

Feb 26th, 2020
Swelling of the Knee

A common complaint among knee injuries is a condition frequently called water on the knee or sometimes, simply, swollen knee. A doctor might refer to this as an effusion of the knee, which indicates the movement of fluid.

Feb 20th, 2020
Sciatica Causes and Treatment

Sciatica is a condition marked by pressure put on the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back, through your buttocks to the back of each leg. It is often caused by a herniated disk, which is the term given to the movement of the cushioning tissue...

Feb 12th, 2020
Is Your Toddler Toe-Walking?

When you see a toddler walking on his or her toes, you might assume it’s just a strange phase in the path towards learning how to walk. In this case, most of the time, you would be right!

Feb 5th, 2020
Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is a condition that occurs in a person’s limbs, most frequently in the legs, that gives many sensations that contribute to the need – or the perceived need – to move your legs.

Jan 30th, 2020
What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy involves the use of a variety of techniques designed to promote healing, reduce pain, or adjust behaviors and skillsets to adapt to a permanent condition that is affecting someone’s life.

Jan 21st, 2020
The New Epidemic: Sitting Down

There are several serious health risks that most adults already know. There’s are serious risks associated with obesity, smoking, addictions to many well-known substances (alcohol, illegal drugs, etc.) and exposure to various illnesses and carcinogenic...

Jan 17th, 2020
Play Safe!

There are some rough sports associated with fall and winter. Football – ouch. This is frequently viewed as one of the most violent sports around, but football has plenty of rivals.

Jan 7th, 2020
What’s Wrong If Your Knee Is Buring?

Burning knee pain is the sign that something is wrong that requires medical intervention. The burning feeling, usually accompanied by knee pain, could be the result of an injury to the front of the knee, the back of the knee or the side.

Jan 2nd, 2020
Treating Common Knee Injuries with PRP Therapy

Meniscus tears are the most common knee injuries. These injuries can affect either the medial or lateral meniscus. Tears may occur because of a sudden, twisting motion resulting in...

Dec 27th, 2018
Wrist Splint for Fracture

The wrist is subject to fractures due to falling with outstretched or flexed hand. This can happen in a car, bike, skiing accident or with certain other sports activities. There are two bones in the forearm including the radius and ulna.

Dec 18th, 2018
Femur Fracture Complications

The femur is the biggest and generally the strongest bone in the human body. Fractures take a long time to heal. Normal activities of daily living are impacted as it is the main bone used for walking and standing.

Dec 14th, 2018
Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Reverse shoulder replacement surgery differs from standard replacement because the ball and joint of the shoulder switch places. In essence, the socket rotates on the outer side of the ball.

Nov 21st, 2018
What does your Knee Pain indicate?

The Knee Joint The knee is the largest bone joint in the body that allows you to run, walk, stand, sit, bend your legs, pivot, swivel and more. The knee joint consists of bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons, all working together.

Nov 16th, 2018
Nursing Management of Fracture

Fracture stabilization is the use of a variety of processes to enhance the healing of bone fractures. There are several methods including surgical, non-surgical, minimally invasive (vertebroplasty, fusion, kyphoplasty).

Nov 14th, 2018
Arthroscopic Surgery – Going Inside the Body

Arthroscopic surgery uses a tiny camera (arthroscope) to examine, diagnose and repair damaged tissues inside or around joint like the shoulder or knee. A small incision is made into the skin and the arthroscope is inserted into the area being examined.

Oct 31st, 2018
Shoulder Dislocation Symptoms

Shoulder dislocation is a painful injury. It is common among athletes and may result from a fall or other trauma to the joint. Because the shoulder is a highly mobile joint, it is also at risk for easy dislocation.

Oct 24th, 2018
Everything About Kneecap Fracture

The patella is one of three bones that make up the kneecap. It is covered in cartilage on the underside and is important in maintaining the strength of straightening the knee joint.

Oct 19th, 2018
All you need to know about Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons around the shoulder joint. They keep the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) secure in the shoulder socket. A shoulder injury can affect the rotator cuff, causing a dull ache in the...

Sep 26th, 2018
Are you suffering from a Tennis Elbow?

If you were surprised at your Tennis elbow diagnosis or think that it happens only to Tennis players, this isn’t always the case. While Tennis elbow is certainly common among tennis players, it is essentially an overuse injury.

Aug 24th, 2018
Managing and Restoring Mobility of a Broken Arm

A broken arm is a painful and unfortunate event in a patient’s life. But after that initial pain subsides, one can often be left wondering will I ever get back to normal? Will my movement be affected by the broken arm?

Jul 5th, 2018
Implications Of An Untreated Stress Fracture

If you have pain in a bone that is unrelenting and associated with exercise or work then you might have suffered a stress fracture. These injuries seem innocent enough but can have significant implications if left alone and not looked at by a professional.

Jun 26th, 2018
Important Signs You Need to See an Orthopedic Doctor

Are you suffering from stubborn joint pain that just doesn’t go away? Has your back been hurting for some time? Millions of people in the United States suffer from musculoskeletal problems every year, and they come from a wide variety of sources: overuse..

Jun 19th, 2018
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Physical therapy involves the use of certain maneuvers and exercises to restore your strength, activity, and motion following an injury, illness, or surgery. Physical therapists are trained professionals who identify deficiencies in the biomechanics of...

May 18th, 2018
5 Common Knee Injuries and Treatments

The knee joint may suffer damage during almost any activity, even sitting down. Here’s what you need to know about the five most common knee injuries, and their treatment.

May 14th, 2018
How Can Knee Arthroscopy Help?

Minimally invasive knee arthroscopic surgery has proven beneficial for patients with knee problems where surgery is recommended. Since arthroscopy requires smaller incisions, it doesn’t cause much damage to the surrounding soft tissues, reduces blood ...

Apr 23rd, 2018
Giving Golfers a New Lease of Life

Golf is played by millions of people all around the globe. For many, playing two or three rounds of golf a week is the perfect exercise, but, it does come with some health risks.

Apr 1st, 2018
3 Common Sports Injuries

Athletic activity is a great way to maintain fitness and is terrific for our overall health. However, any activity that causes stress on joints and soft tissues, can cause injuries.

Mar 30th, 2018
Benefits of Orthopedic Bracing

Braces and splints are useful for chronic and acute conditions alike. They can also be used for prevention of injury.

Mar 22nd, 2018
Common Shoulder Injuries and Conditions

Whether an injury occurs from paddling a canoe, throwing a ball, or lifting boxes, it does occur. We rely on our shoulders to do a number of activities, and with use of a shoulder...

Mar 21st, 2018
Common Knee Injuries

Many people enjoy playing sports and participating in physical activity, whether playing for fun in the backyard or competitively on a sports tea. Sports participation is beneficial to your health, but there is always the risk of injury.

Mar 2nd, 2018
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Can Delay Knee Replacement Surgery

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that gradually wears away the protective joint cartilage. It is the most common form of arthritis and has no cure till date. However, several conservative and interventional pain management methods can help...

Jan 25th, 2018
Can You 3D Print Knee Cartilage?

Young or old, you’ve probably felt a nagging pain in your knee at some point. In fact, some studies suggest that knee pain has increased up to 65% in the over the past few decades.

Jan 8th, 2018
What Makes an Orthopedic Surgeon “The Best”?

Orthopedic surgery is one of the most competitive medical specialties. These surgeons work to fix musculoskeletal issues, for instance like a torn ACL in an athlete or perform a hip replacement in an elderly patient with osteoarthritis.

Jan 2nd, 2018
Top 6 Signs you may need a Knee Replacement Surgery

The number of total knee replacements continues to rise. Despite the long recovery process, an increasing number of people believe that a knee replacement surgery can help them live a better life.

Dec 28th, 2017
When do you Need a Bankart Repair?

A Bankart lesion is a common shoulder injury. This type of shoulder injury often requires Bankart repair. This lesion is when the anterior and inferior portion of the labrum (band of cartilage) is torn away from the glenoid (portion of the joint socket.

Dec 17th, 2017
Suffering from Rotator Cuff Tear?

A group of tendons and muscles over the shoulder joint hold the arm in place. They are referred to as the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is easily one of the most important parts of the shoulder.

Nov 22nd, 2017
What is a Shoulder Labral Repair?

This injury is common in the news as it keeps professionals athletes out of action for a long time. In 2017 Hyun-jin Ryu of the Dodgers, Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts and Jimmy Nelson of the Milwaukee Brewers all spent extended periods of ...

Nov 8th, 2017
What are Some Torn Ligament in Knee Symptoms?

There are four ligaments in the knee out of which the lateral collateral ligament is crucial for providing stability. Injury to this ligament is a very common occurrence that can affect optimal knee functioning.

Oct 27th, 2017
3 Phases of Post-Surgery Healing

Rotator cuff tears are commonly encountered shoulder problems and often present with non-specific pain. A skilled and experienced orthopedic surgeon, such as Dr. Sumit Dewanjee at FXRX in Phoenix, has special expertise in the diagnosis and management...

Sep 19th, 2017
Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment

Although researchers have not determined the specific causes of scoliosis, treatment with braces and surgery have remained the same for more than a century.

Sep 19th, 2017
Swedish Study Regarding Use of Brace for Scoliosis

A study was conducted whereby Swedish patients had been involved in an SRS brace study had been invited for a long term follow up. The objective of this study had been the investigation of the rate of scoliosis surgery and its link to the progression...

Sep 13th, 2017
Corticosteroid Shoulder Injection for Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain affects thousands of U.S. adults. According to clinical studies, shoulder pain affects 4% of the general population, and 1% of people age 45 years and older consult their family doctor each year with a new presentation of shoulder pain.

Sep 6th, 2017
Signs you are suffering from a Torn Meniscus

The knee joint includes several important components that allow movement involved in getting up, walking, pivoting and many more movements that your knee helps you make throughout the day.

Aug 30th, 2017
Rehab Exercises after Total Hip Replacement

After a total hip replacement (THR), you must do hip and leg-strengthening exercises every day. These exercises are used to increase muscle flexibility, improve hip strength, and promote healing by increasing blood flow.

Aug 16th, 2017
How To Recover After Knee Arthroscopic

Arthroscopic surgery is a surgical process where the cartilage in the tendons in your joint are reviewed by a surgeon and repaired. The process begins with a small incision around your kneecap through which a small tube is placed.

May 25th, 2015
Do I Need Shoulder Replacement?

Many types of shoulder injuries are treated by noninvasive means. However, with some cases of severe arthritis, the damage to the joint is so extensive that a complete surgical replacement becomes necessary.

Oct 24th, 2014
Common Workplace Injuries

Depending on what type of industry you’re working in, you may be vulnerable to different types of workplace injuries. Some risks are more common than others, though.

Oct 23rd, 2014
Shoulder Injuries and SLAP Lesion Labral Tears

The SLAP lesion is a shoulder injury that is short for Superior Labral Anterior Posterior. It is an injury to the cartilaginous labrum in the shoulder joint, which is a structure that provides enhanced stability to the joint.

Feb 17th, 2014
Orthopedic Surgeon Phoenix AZ Discusses ACL Surgery -Yes or No?

Should you have your ACL reconstructed? When a person is in middle-age, such as in his or her 40s or 50s, it is not uncommon to tear the anterior cruciate ligament. This is especially true if the person is participating in athletic activities such as...

Feb 17th, 2014