orthopedic medicine

What Is Orthopedic Medicine?

Orthopedic medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, and muscles. Orthopedic surgeons are physicians who have completed specialized training in this field. Orthopedic medicine dates back to ancient times, when Hippocrates (c. 460-377 BC), the father of medicine, first described the treatment of…

Common Sports Injuries

Common Sports Injuries and How You Can Prevent Them

Sports injuries are a significant public health problem in the United States. In recent years, the number of sports injuries in the United States has been rising. According to data from NSC Injury Facts, over 3.2 million people were treated in emergency departments for injuries involving sports and recreational equipment in 2021. Exercise, cycling, and…

Robotic Surgery

What Is Robotic “Assisted” Surgery?

Robotic surgery, also known as robotic “assisted” surgery, is a type of surgery that uses automated technology to help the surgeon. This technology gives the surgeon greater precision and control than is possible with traditional techniques. Robotic surgery is becoming increasingly popular due to its many benefits.  In this blog, we will discuss what robotic…

sports medicine

What Is Sports Medicine?

Have you ever been injured while playing a sport? Or wondered why an athlete seems to recover from an injury so quickly? If so, you’ve likely wondered about the role of sports medicine. It is the study and practice of providing medical care for athletes and active individuals. This blog will discuss what sports medicine…

HIP SPECIALIST

Hip Replacement 101: Find a Hip Specialist

Hip Replacement 101: Find a Hip Specialist Hip replacement surgery is a standard procedure used to treat various hip conditions. Hip specialists perform this surgery to replace a damaged or diseased hip joint with an artificial joint or prosthesis.  This surgery is highly effective in relieving pain and restoring function in patients with severe hip…

Ankle Replacement Surgery

What is Ankle Replacement Surgery and Do I Need It

The ankle joint is a complex structure of bones, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. As we age, our joints suffer, and over time, these joints can become damaged from arthritis or other conditions. Ankle replacement surgery may be recommended when the ankle joint is severely damaged and can no longer be repaired. Ankle replacement surgery involves…

baseball injuries

5 Ways to Prevent Baseball Injuries

Baseball players are getting injured at higher rates than ever before. The injury trends, especially in young players, paint a grim picture: According to the Journal of Athletic Training, 74% of youth baseball players reported throwing-arm pain  The JoAT also reported that UCL reconstructions between 2003 and 2014 increased 343%, with 56.6% in those aged…

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 101

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway on the palm side of the hand, formed by bones and ligaments. When this passageway becomes narrower, it can pressure the median nerve. This pressure creates…

Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Relief

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. Lower back pain is also a leading cause of disability worldwide. Nearly four out of five people will suffer lower back pain at some point in their lives.   If you’re living with lower back pain, it’s important…