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3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Joints Healthy

Published on March 13, 2019 by

Severe joint pain plagues over 15 million Americans, and that number is steadily rising. Joint pain is usually caused by arthritis, which is the leading cause of work disability in the United States. Half of those living with arthritis report

8 Tips to Prepare for Surgery – 24 Hours Before the Procedure

Published on February 27, 2019 by

The night before surgery can be stressful. We’re here to make this process easier and as pain-free as possible – and that starts with preparation. Here are 8 tips to set yourself up to have a positive experience. The Night

Preparing for Surgery – What to Bring to Your Pre-Op Appointment

Published on February 22, 2019 by

Once you and your Doctor decide that surgery is the next step in your journey, you’ll work together to set expectations and create a post-op treatment plan to optimize your results. Understanding the process and your role in it will

Ankle Injuries 101 – Prevent Re-injuring Your Ankle

Published on February 1, 2019 by
Ankle Injuries 101

Regardless of lifestyle, nearly everyone has dealt with some form of ankle injury. Most commonly, ankle injuries occur in the form of a strain or sprain, both of which are relatively mild in severity but may still require up to

Why Rest Is Just as Important as Exercise

Published on January 18, 2019 by

There is no question that leading an active lifestyle is important for your overall health. That being said, there are times you can absolutely push yourself too hard and do more harm than good. Whether you’re a casual runner or

Let 2019 Be the Year of Pain-Free Living

Published on December 31, 2018 by

It’s all too common to suffer an injury and  — rather than visit a specialist immediately, wait it out to see if it will somehow improve on its own. While this may be the frugal way to proceed, it’s not

Knit Your Way To Good Health

Published on December 10, 2018 by

There’s scientific evidence that knitting can mend the brain. In a 2012 study, Mayo Clinic professor of neurology and psychiatry Yonas Geda and colleagues studied the effects of activities including knitting, quilting and playing games in 1,321 seniors. Nearly 200

The Ins and Outs of Knee Arthroscopy

Published on November 16, 2018 by

For those that experience frequent knee pain, we recommend making a appointment with us. Our team has several methods to diagnose and treat pain through both non-surgical and surgical methods. If a knee arthroscopy is part of your treatment plan,

What You Need to Know Before Your Orthopedic Appointment

Published on November 8, 2018 by

Since going to see an Orthopedic doctor is not as routine as seeing your general practitioner or family doctor, many patients don’t know what to expect at their first appointment. The good news is — it’s not that different from

Addressing Wrist Pain In Sports

Published on October 9, 2018 by

  Brooks Koepka is currently playing phenomenal golf after being out for a wrist tendon injury. The injury was specifically to the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon, aka “ECU” tendon, which is on the little finger side of the wrist