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Do Bunions Always Require Surgery?

Bunions are common — and they can be intensely painful. But does having a bunion mean surgery is inevitable? Find out what to do if you have a bunion and learn when it might be time to start thinking about bunion surgery.
Feb 1st, 2023

5 Effective Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Is walking painful when you first wake up? Do sore feet force you to cut your workouts short? You could have plantar fasciitis, one of the most common types of foot pain. Find out how to relieve the pain and get back on your feet.
Dec 1st, 2022

How (and Why) to Care for Your High Arches

Your arches provide critical support and shock absorption in your feet. Having arches that are too high can put you at risk of foot pain and other issues, but high arches don’t mean pain is inevitable. Learn how to care for high arches here.
Nov 1st, 2022

5 Practical Ways to Reduce Your Low Back Pain

When low back pain hits, you need a treatment plan that works. The good news is that most people find relief with practical, nonsurgical options. From improving your posture to trying physical therapy, find a combination that’s right for you.
Oct 10th, 2022

How to Keep Your Bunion Pain from Getting Worse

Do you have a painful, bony lump at the base of your big toe? You shouldn’t ignore it. If it’s a bunion, early intervention is the best way to keep your pain from getting worse. Learn more about the most effective bunion treatments here.
Sep 1st, 2022

Have You Tried an Epidural for Your Herniated Disc?

When rest, physical therapy, and medications aren’t enough to relieve your herniated disc pain, it might be time to try an epidural. Epidurals are minimally invasive injections to reduce pain and inflammation, and effects can last for months.
Aug 1st, 2022

6 Causes of Myelopathy

Myelopathy is a spine injury that compresses your spinal cord. It causes symptoms like nerve pain and loss of function, and it’s often the result of an underlying spine condition. Learn the common causes and find treatment options here.
Jul 1st, 2022

Can an ACL Tear Heal on Its Own?

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are among the most common sports injuries. They come with significant pain and restricted mobility — and waiting to seek treatment could delay healing. Learn how orthopedic care helps heal ACL tears faster.
May 1st, 2022

3 Types of Diagnostic Imaging to Hasten Your Treatment

Recently injured? Dealing with unexplained pain? Diagnostic imaging can determine what’s wrong, so you can get a treatment plan and start feeling better. Learn about the three most common types of diagnostic imaging here.
Apr 1st, 2022

6 Signs You May Have Torn Your Bicep

Bothered by pain in your shoulder or arm? You could be suffering from a torn biceps. From pain and swelling to muscle weakness and deformity, learn the tell-tale symptoms of biceps tears and find professional care here.
Feb 1st, 2022

Which Joints Are Affected by Bursitis?

Bursitis is a common cause of joint pain and stiffness — and it can affect almost any joint in your body. If you have a joint that’s bothering you, now is the time to learn more about bursitis and your treatment options, so you can get relief.
Jan 1st, 2022

What You Should Know About a Labrum Tear

Labrum tears affect the cartilage in ball-and-socket joints, like your shoulders and hips. The symptoms of labrum tears mimic those of other joint injuries, so it isn’t easy to get the right diagnosis. Learn more about this common sports injury here.
Dec 1st, 2021

The Three Stages of Frozen Shoulder

Has your shoulder started hurting? Have you noticed that it’s getting harder to lift your arm or do daily tasks? It could be frozen shoulder. This condition causes shoulder pain and very limited mobility, and it progresses through three stages.
Nov 16th, 2021

Learn More About Our Cutting-Edge Diagnostic Technology

When you’re in pain, you need a treatment that works, and finding the right treatment starts with a comprehensive diagnosis. Find out more about the latest in diagnostic technology and how it could help you get the care you need.
Oct 27th, 2021

Bursitis Slowing You Down? Try PRP

Bursitis is joint inflammation that causes pain, stiffness, and restricted mobility. When your bursitis doesn’t improve with at-home care, it could be time to try platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy — a minimally invasive, drug-free treatment option.
Sep 1st, 2021

That Frequent Pain in Your Hips May Be Arthritis

Aching hips can make your daily tasks difficult. And when you wake up with those aches and pains more often than not, you might start wondering if it’s arthritis. Learn about the symptoms of hip arthritis and how you can relieve that frequent pain.
Aug 1st, 2021

Meniscus Tears Can Be Very Painful: Here's What to Know

Does your knee hurt? Is it swollen or tender to the touch? You could have one of the most common orthopedic injuries: a meniscus tear. Learn what causes meniscus tears, the telltale symptoms, and what to do about it.
Jul 8th, 2021

The Most Common Causes of Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common complaint, but there are lots of possible causes. From chronic conditions like osteoarthritis to muscle strain from sleeping in an awkward position, neck pain takes many forms. Learn the common causes and how to find relief.
Jun 17th, 2021

Help! I Dislocated My Shoulder

Dislocated shoulders are common among people of all ages, from teen athletes to seniors, and they’re often painful and impossible to ignore. Learn what causes shoulder dislocations and what to do when you get injured.
May 24th, 2021

The Best Exercises and Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis

Knee arthritis is common, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept the chronic pain and limited mobility it brings. Learn how exercise helps improve your symptoms, and find out what other treatment options are available to help you enjoy life again.
Apr 13th, 2021

Why You Should Never Ignore Whiplash After an Auto Accident

Neck pain and stiffness are characteristic symptoms of whiplash, a common auto accident injury. Although whiplash is generally considered a minor injury, it could cause major complications, like chronic pain and restricted motion, if left untreated.
Jan 14th, 2021

Could the Cause of My Knee Pain Be Arthritis?

Whether it’s sharp and sudden or dull and constant, knee pain can put a stop to your daily activities. Knee pain has many possible causes, but if you haven’t suffered a recent injury, you might be wondering if it’s arthritis. Find out here.
Dec 9th, 2020

Are You Experiencing Shoulder Pain? We Have Solutions

Shoulder pain can inhibit your daily life, but finding the cause — and treatment that really works — isn’t always easy. Find comprehensive diagnostics and treatment options that range from physical therapy to arthroscopic surgery here.
Nov 9th, 2020

How We Treat Your Back Pain

Back pain can mean missing out on your favorite activities, but you don’t have to let it inhibit your life. Treatment options range from medication and physical therapy to steroid injections and surgery, and your back pain plan is customized for you.
Oct 28th, 2020

Recovering From Hip Surgery: What You Need to Know

Hip replacement is a major operation, but it can provide long-lasting relief from chronic hip pain and arthritis. From preparing your home beforehand to the importance of physical therapy, here’s what you need to know about hip surgery recovery.
Sep 10th, 2020

What Causes Bursitis?

Bursitis is a common condition that develops when a bursa — a fluid-filled sac that reduces friction when your joint moves — gets inflamed. Often triggering joint pain and stiffness, bursitis can keep you from enjoying life.
Aug 12th, 2020

How Effective Is Viscosupplementation for Alleviating Knee Pain?

Knee arthritis can inhibit your mobility and keep you from enjoying life to the fullest. It’s frustrating when conservative treatments don’t improve your pain, but that doesn’t mean you have to turn to surgery. Learn more about viscosupplementation.
Jul 23rd, 2020

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: A Boon to Aging Joints

Your joints age with you. Over the years, cartilage wears away, fluid decreases, and joints get stiff. But with platelet-rich plasma therapy, you can fight the symptoms of aging joints and continue to enjoy an active lifestyle for years to come.
Mar 5th, 2020

When Are Epidural Injections the Best Treatment for Back Pain?

Nearly everyone experiences back pain at one time or another. But when it becomes a source of chronic pain, you need relief that works. Epidural steroid injections are a minimally invasive option that can help you enjoy your life with less back pain.
Feb 1st, 2020

What is Frozen Shoulder and How is it Remedied?

Your shoulders are the joints in your body with the widest range of motion, but frozen shoulder is a painful condition that restricts your shoulder’s ability to move normally. We share the scoop on frozen shoulder and how to relieve symptoms.
Jan 6th, 2020

Is Spinal Fusion Right for You?

A surgeon performs spinal fusion to stop the pain caused by instability, damaged vertebrae, or bony deformities in your spine. Find out whether it’s your solution — putting an end to chronic back pain and limited mobility.
Nov 1st, 2019

Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, injuries can sideline you for a single game or a whole season. If it’s your shoulder, your time on the bench depends on many factors. Find out what it takes to recover from rotator cuff surgery.
Oct 16th, 2019

Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement?

Thanks to advanced surgical techniques and better materials, hip replacements are no longer reserved for the more seasoned among us. Explore why more people under the age of 50 are regaining pain-free movement through hip replacement surgery.
Sep 30th, 2019

Arthritis Awareness Month: How to Stay Physically Active

It’s Arthritis Awareness Month! To celebrate arthritis awareness month, I will use this post to explain what is arthritis, why it occurs, drop some important statistics, and chat with you about best options to help people living with arthritis become and m
May 6th, 2022

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