Read about common orthopedic problems on our weekly blog. These short articles will help you understand treatment options and how to live a healthy, more active life.
Hand, Wrist Or Elbow Pain? 5 Physical Therapy Strengthening Exercises That May Help
From wrist curls to finger extensions, hand therapist-recommended strengthening exercises can help improve function.
Can I Jog After Ankle Surgery? Benefits & Limitations Of Arthrodesis
Arthrodesis helps reduce ankle pain and improves mobility and foot stability. There are some limitations after surgery.
Flare-Up Pain: Ice vs Heat For Acute Injuries, Torn Muscles & Aches
Hot and cold therapy are an essential part of at-home pain management. Knowing when to use heat and ice can make all the difference.
Does Your Chronic Back Pain Require Surgery? When To Consider Spinal Laminectomy
Lower back pain is treated with medications, injections, and surgery. Laminectomy surgery is for people who fail non-surgical treatments.
3 Physical Therapy Exercises After ACL Reconstruction: Improving Your ROM
After ACL reconstruction, the goal is to improve range of motion. Stretching the hamstrings and calves helps with knee flexibility.
Lifestyle Changes To Keep Your Joints Healthy: Is Diet & Exercise Enough As You Age?
Staying active is all about preserving joint health. Tips including dietary changes and exercise recommendations, can help people age well.
3 Exercises That Improve Hip Mobility: Getting Active After Total Joint Replacement
Improving and maintaining hip mobility after total joint replacement ensures a better quality of life. Certain extensions are great options.