Knee Arthroscopy Recovery: Timing At-Home Care

Doctor examines patients knee as they lie down

Knee arthroscopy offers a minimally invasive solution to various knee problems, paving the way for a brighter future with improved mobility. However, the journey doesn’t end with the surgery itself. A crucial and exciting phase awaits you – recovering at home and returning to the activities you love. This blog offers practical tips and expert…

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Nausea and Vomiting after a Car Accident: What Does It Mean?

Woman with neck pain from whiplash looking at her phone after an accident

The aftermath of a car accident is usually overwhelming. You have to haggle with insurance companies, get broken limbs or sprains treated, and determine the best way to move forward with your life. In all that turmoil, it’s easy to ignore nausea, headaches, and other flu-like symptoms after the accident. However, if you experience any…

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How to Stretch Safely After a Hip Replacement

A person safely stretching their hip after a replacement with help of a doctor

A Guide to Safe Stretching After Hip Replacement Surgery Hip replacement surgery offers improved mobility and relief from chronic pain for many individuals. However, the journey to recovery doesn’t end in the operating room; it continues with postoperative care and rehabilitation exercises like stretching. If you’ve recently undergone a hip replacement or are supporting a…

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How to Limit Joint Pain in Your 40s

Regular stretching and low impact exercise through swimming or yoga can help keep the joints healthy and mobile as you age.

Welcome to Club 40, where everything hurts. And it’s not just in your head — research shows that joint pain caused by arthritis and other age-related conditions are more likely to begin in your 40s.  So if you’re starting to feel a bit less flexible than you used to, or even if you’re not, the…

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Common Knee Injuries in Sports

Father comforting his son with a knee injury from basketball

The knee joint is the largest joint in your body. It connects the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shinbone) and allows you to walk, run, keep your balance, and much more. Obviously, the knee is an incredibly important joint in our bodies, and healthy function of the knee is integral to almost all sports. However,…

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Moving on After Cervical Disc Replacement

Woman moving on with her life after cervical disc replacement and practicing light yoga.

Chronic neck pain and nerve pain can make doing the things you love impossible. Can you imagine what it would feel like to have your cervical spine symptoms relieved? With cervical disc replacement, this is truly possible. Whether your neck pain is a result of an acute injury, or the result of a degenerative change,…

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Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery

Doctor pointing to spinal discs on a skeletal model while discussing cervical disc replacement surgery

Cervical spine fusion and cervical disc replacement are popular treatments for neck pain and radicular pain (nerve pain into our extremities), the latter having had proven results for several decades. The goal of any spine surgery is relieve pressure that is present on our spinal cord and nerves. With relief of pressure on our nervous…

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Crush Injury on the Foot?

Doctor using a model of a foot to discuss the long-term effects of a foot crush injury

Foot crush injuries can vary in severity but can often lead to long term debilitation and decreased quality of life. People that have suffered crush injuries of the foot often complain of stiffness, soreness, or inability to perform activities after an extended period of time. These injuries can also cause “dysesthesias” or abnormal sensations which…

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How Do I Know If My Foot Injury Is Serious?

how do i know if my foot injury is serious

The feet are extraordinarily complex and important parts of the body. Each foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles and tendons that work together to allow you to move, balance, walk, run, and perform other everyday activities.  When you suffer a foot injury, it’s important to understand your symptoms so you…

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Why Does My Hip Hurt? 12 Common Causes of Hip Pain

what causes hip pain that radiates down the leg

If your hips are healthy, you probably don’t think about them very often. If you’re having hip pain, though, it may be the only thing on your mind. The hip is a large joint that helps support your body and all of its supporting structures, so this means there are plenty of causes of hip…

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