The various treatment options for orthopedic problems can seem overwhelming. How do you know when to give physical therapy a try before going to a surgeon? To some extent this depends on the type and severity of the injury as well as your symptoms.
Fear of Surgery during the Coronavirus Pandemic; What you need to know about Surgery Center and Hospital Safety Precautions
Is your fear of the Coronavirus pandemic causing you to postpone a much needed surgery? Now that the initial surge in the number of COVID-19 cases has abated, elective surgeries are being performed to help people in pain achieve a better quality of life. Here’s what you need to know about surgery center and hospital safety precautions.
Do you find you get more out of your workouts at the gym as compared to at home? It may have to do with the extra motivation that comes with exercising in the presence of others. But social distancing remains important in the era of the coronavirus. Here’s how to work out safely during the pandemic now that gyms are open.
Arthroscopic surgery is an advanced cutting-edge procedure that allows your doctor to look inside a joint, identify a problem that may not be apparent on X-rays or other imaging studies, and possibly treat the problem. All of this is accomplished through a few tiny puncture-hole incisions made on the skin over the joint.
Chronic hip pain can be a debilitating condition, especially when every step you take provokes the pain. If you don’t identify the source of your hip pain and correctly treat the condition, all your physical activities could literally come grinding to a halt. Let’s consider the most common culprit of hip pain and what you can do about it.
To a large extent, the success of your knee replacement surgery depends on your active participation in the postsurgical recovery; and this starts with your commitment to pre-hab. Let’s look at the importance of pre-habilitation prior to knee replacement surgery.
The human body responds to injury by attempting to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine accelerates this natural healing process, restoring health and function to damaged tissues. It is truly a game changer that promises to revolutionize how orthopedic injuries are treated. Many orthopedic patients are already benefiting from proven regenerative medicine therapies. Here’s how to find out if you might be a candidate:
Everyone’s experience with hip replacement surgery is going to be different. Your surgeon and rehab team will work with you to develop a customized plan to ensure your safety, comfort, and a successful treatment outcome. Here’s are some general guidelines on how to set yourself up for success after hip replacement surgery:
Getting a workout in after hours of sitting in front of a computer without a proper warm up increases risk of injury. Whether it’s running, tennis, biking, or golf; here are some simple warm-up exercises to get your body primed and ready for action to follow.