As an orthopedic surgeon who did a fellowship in sport's medicine I consider myself a sports medicine physician and specialist. Sports injuries can affect everyone or anyone who decides to go out and play.
If you suffer from a strain or sprain in an arm, elbow, or ankle, do you know what to do? Keep reading to learn more about first aid and treatment for strains and sprains, from the minor to the severe.
Could you have arthritis? Keep reading to learn more about the signs and symptoms of this inflammatory condition and what you can do to find relief in the present and protect your joints for the future.
If you have chronic joint pain that’s not improving with first-line methods, it may be time to try a cortisone injection. Cortisone shots can reduce inflammation and pain in your back, neck, ankles, elbows, knees, shoulders, and even your hands and feet.
Are you suffering from elbow pain? Elbow pain has some common causes and can often be effectively treated. Keep reading to learn more about the most common reasons for elbow pain and what you can do to address the problem.
Meniscus tears are among the most common sports injuries. This injury to the cartilage between your leg bones may need surgical treatment. Keep reading to learn more about meniscus tears and knee surgery.
If you have a tear in your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you might need surgery to repair your knees. But, do ACL tears always require surgery? Read to learn more about handling an ACL tear and the treatment options available to you.
A common injury of the shoulder, a torn rotator cuff causes pain and mobility issues that interfere with everyday tasks. Knowing your treatment options helps you to return to normal as soon as you can.
The knee is a complex weight bearing joint. Just like the hip and ankle, the knee must carry and support your body weight. The more you weigh the more load and stresses are placed across the knee joint.
Rotator cuff tears are one of the most common shoulder injuries seen in an orthopedic practice. Stem cells are being advertised in newspapers, magazines and social media as the cure all for all types of medical problems.