Sports medicine doctors specialize in diagnosing and treating activity-induced injuries, namely musculoskeletal injuries and concussions. A sports doctor doesn’t only treat athletes: If you have sustained a musculoskeletal injury or chronic pain from work, a hobby, or everyday tasks, a sports [Read More]
Archives for October 2021
My First Visit with a Hand Specialist at an Orthopedic Clinic – What Should I Expect?
Hand and wrist injuries and conditions shouldn't be ignored, especially if they come with severe and persistent pain. It's beneficial to consult with a healthcare provider to determine the extent and severity of your condition. After all, different hand conditions require different treatments. For [Read More]
My Kneecap Feels Unstable, Should I Visit an Orthopedic Clinic?
Your kneecaps are vital to your mobility. They do more than just protect your knee joints: as your knees bend, they amplify the force of your thigh muscles. Without your kneecap, it would take tremendous effort to straighten your leg. An unstable kneecap poses a significant risk to your ability [Read More]
Should I Go to an Orthopaedic Surgery Center for Elbow Fracture Treatment?
You might expect elbow fractures to only occur in the young. However, older adults are just as susceptible to breaking bones in the elbow. When we fall or slip, we tend to stretch our arms to cushion the impact. The resulting force may damage not only the hand but also the elbow. The elbow has [Read More]