You know when you get a stuffed-up nose, how you can breathe but just barely? The same principle can be used for the tunnel in the human wrist, the Carpal tunnel.
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Today you’ll most likely encounter a wide range of healthcare degrees: D.O., P.A., N.P or R.N to name a few. Which one is best for you?
Osteoarthritis (OA) is degenerative joint pain caused by wear and tear on your joints. Here is a look at some of the common symptoms of osteoarthritis.
The TenJet® system is a minimally invasive procedure to target the source of chronic tendon pain.
Most individuals, once given the choice, would favor a minimally invasive approach with limited down time.
Subchondroplasty is an effective outpatient, minimally invasive procedure that can treat painful bone injuries.
If you need total knee or total hip replacement surgery and your weight is significantly higher than it should be your doctor may advise you to lose weight before your procedure. Even though you may feel fit and healthy at your current weight, studies show that a patient with a BMI greater than 40 is more likely to experience serious complications both during and after surgery than a patient of normal weight.
Torn Meniscus Facts The knee is the largest joint in the body. Cartilage within the knee joint helps protect the joint from the stresses placed on it from walking, running, climbing, and bending. The medial and lateral menisci are two large C-shaped cartilages that are positioned on the top of the tibia. A torn meniscus occurs because of trauma caused by forceful twisting or hyper-flexing of the knee joint. Symptoms of a torn meniscus include knee pain, swelling, popping, and giving way. Treatment of a torn meniscus may include observation and physical therapy with muscle strengthening to stabilize the [...]