Given how much we use our hands to perform many of our day-to-day activities, any of the structures responsible for their function and mobility could be a potential site for injuries and conditions, many of which could eventually require surgery. Listed below are common hand conditions that can cause symptoms that can greatly interfere with your normal function and quality of life and may require surgery when conservative interventions fail to provide adequate relief. Thumb/ Basal Joint [Read More]
Archives for September 2021
Is a Painful Knee Serious?
Knee pain is a common complaint among millions of Americans. It can affect anyone at any age, although it is most common among adults. Knee pain has various potential causes, some of which can lead to chronic pain and extensive or irreversible damage when left untreated. If you’re experiencing knee pain that has become chronic or persistent or one that is severe and accompanied by swelling, fever, deformity, or instability, see an orthopedic doctor for prompt medical intervention, as it [Read More]
Why Do Some Patients Experience More Pain After a Knee Replacement Than Others?
For a majority of people, a knee replacement can alleviate chronic knee problems, such as persistent pain and limited function. A relief from symptoms allows a return to a normal, active lifestyle. However, in some cases, patients may go on to experience prolonged knee pain following surgery. Find out more about knee replacement pain and what you can do to treat it. When Is Joint Replacement Surgery Necessary? A joint disorder can cause pain, stiffness, and a loss of function and mobility in [Read More]
Tips for a Smooth Recovery From Total Knee Replacement
Total knee replacement replaces damaged joint components with smooth and durable synthetic parts. Though highly successful, this surgery requires time, effort, and a detailed post-operative plan. Let’s learn how you can best recover and enjoy free movement once again after knee surgery. Recovery From Knee Surgery Is Uniquely Yours Healing time from knee replacement surgery varies according to your particular needs and planned outcomes. For instance, if you work at a desk all day, you’ll [Read More]