Are you experiencing progressively worsening pain, tingling, or numbness in any part of your musculoskeletal system that seems to be getting worse with activity? If your answer is yes, you may have sustained an overuse injury.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack in the bone due to a repetitive low-intensity force. Having osteoporosis and not getting enough calcium and vitamin D to strengthen your bones could also contribute to the problem. If not managed appropriately, stress fractures can get worse resulting in a complete break of the bone. Here’s how to heal quickly from a stress fracture.
Arthritis is a broad term referring to a group of debilitating bone and joint conditions that can dramatically impact quality of life. It affects more than 54 million Americans or approximately 1 in 4 adults. May is observed as Arthritis Awareness Month to raise awareness and help people successfully manage their joint pain and stiffness.
Pain is usually a signal from your body that something is not quite right, and you need to stop whatever you are doing to fix the problem before things get worse. In some cases, however, chronic pain is the problem itself and you need to find a way to effectively manage your pain, so it doesn’t affect your quality of life.
Dr. Meadows saves man’s hand after alligator attack!
Just another day in the OR? Hardly.
On January 28, 2009 our own Dr. Meadows came to the aid of 49 year old Raymundo Velasco, repairing the damage an alligator did to
The shoulder is an extremely complex ball and socket joint, and happens to have the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. However, this large range of motion can cause the shoulder to become unstable, leading to