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July 31, 2017

Staying Active After a Hip Replacement

When it comes to hip replacements, there are a lot of myths out there. One of the largest is that replacing such a large, important joint means months of down time and inactivity. Nothing could be further from the truth, which is a shame because the propagation of this myth […]
July 3, 2017

7 Things You Should Know About ACL Injuries

If you are someone who enjoys sports, it is likely that you are familiar with ACL injuries. When sports fans hear that their favorite player has suffered an ACL tear, it seems to go without saying that the athlete will be out-of-commission for some time. Professional athletes aren’t the only […]
May 31, 2017
Preparing and Prepping for Hand Surgery

A Simple Guide to Arthritis Surgery

Arthritis – it’s one of the most common conditions to plague our patients. Some patients visit our office experiencing extreme pain due to joint deterioration, hoping that they can find relief. Luckily, arthritis treatments have significantly improved over the years, with surgery remaining the last resort in our medical toolkit. […]
May 8, 2017

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Working for You

When patients come into our office suffering from an injury or chronic issue that requires imaging, we do our very best to keep the process non-invasive. That is, we try to make imaging choices that allow our patients to receive a diagnosis without having to schedule another appointment or visit […]
April 3, 2017

Tennis Elbow: 5 Things You Should Know

Maybe you’ve felt it before…an uncomfortable twinge that comes along with a backstroke while out on the court. Suddenly your outer elbow doesn’t feel great, but you play through the pain. Later that night you go to pick up a glass and ouch – your forearm and elbow hurt! It’s […]