Orthopedic specialists use a variety of tests and procedures to diagnose musculoskeletal conditions and injuries accurately. While you may not need every diagnostic exam, knowing how each one works is beneficial. The following are the most common diagnostic tests you can expect from an orthopedic [Read More]
Can an Orthopedic Surgeon Treat A Broken Collarbone?
A broken collarbone, or clavicle, is a common injury. The collarbone is the bone that connects the shoulder to the sternum, and it helps to support the arm. When you fracture it, you’ll feel a sharp pain in your shoulder or neck, and an inability to move your arm. If you think you have a broken [Read More]
How Does Physical Therapy Help in Hip Replacement Recovery?
Undergoing hip replacement surgery is frightening, but there is a phase after surgery that is not only frightening but also requires much patience, i.e., the recovery phase. The reason could be attributed to the period of inactivity before your surgery and the trauma your body would experience [Read More]
Common Injuries in Running
Whether you are a young athlete, a professional runner, or someone who runs to stay active in the golden years of your life, getting sidelined by a running injury is the last thing you would want. No matter how hard you try to minimize the chances of running injuries, it’s almost impossible to [Read More]
Orthopedic Care for Seniors
There is an old saying, “with age comes the wisdom”, and they are partially right. Why partially? This is because getting older also comes with a slew of health issues, such as problems related to bones, joints, and muscles. Aging is a part of life, but you can decrease your vulnerability to [Read More]