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Tips to Lessen the Likelihood of Knee Replacement

Tips to Lessen the Likelihood of Knee Replacement

Three bones¬†make up the knee joint, the largest joint in the body. We need our knees to walk and perform virtually every other activity of daily living, so it’s no surprise that injury, disease, and obesity can lead to significant wear and tear on your knees....
What You Need to Know About Knee Replacement

What You Need to Know About Knee Replacement

If you have chronic pain or mobility problems in your knee that haven’t responded to more conservative treatments, such as medications, cortisone injections, and physical therapy, your doctor may suggest a knee replacement. Most knee replacement patients have...
Kids and Dance Injuries: What Parents Need to Know

Kids and Dance Injuries: What Parents Need to Know

Dance lessons are good for many children for a variety of reasons. Any form of dance, from ballet to jazz, is an excellent form of exercise and is good for posture and balance. Dance is also great for teaching your child discipline and provides a social outlet for...
Overuse Injuries: 4 Dos and Don’ts to Follow

Overuse Injuries: 4 Dos and Don’ts to Follow

Overuse injuries, sometimes referred to as repetitive stress injuries, can be painful and sometimes debilitating. Orthopedic specialists and surgeons often treat patients who have been affected by overuse injuries. Injuries to the muscles, tendons and joints, are...
How to Prepare for Orthopedic Surgery

How to Prepare for Orthopedic Surgery

If you have pain and discomfort, your doctor can examine you, take tests, and make a diagnosis. Depending on your symptoms, you may have musculoskeletal problems and your doctor may recommend orthopedic surgery. Here are several things that you can do to prepare for...