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…

Orthopedic Surgery

How to prepare for surgery

The decision to undergo orthopedic surgery is not an easy one, and there are many things to consider, from preparing for the operation to post-operative recovery. At Oasis Hospital, we understand that staying in a hospital is not everyone’s first choice, we strive to make our patients stay as comfortable and “Un-hospital-like” as possible.  …

Hip Pain

The Causes and Treatments of Hip Pain

Hip pain is a prevalent condition that can be caused by an underlying issue, or it can also be as simple as overuse and extended periods of awkward or unusual movements. Our hips are constantly in use, taking a lot of strain over the average lifespan. This is why serious hip problems tend to occur…