One of the main differences between an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon and a podiatrist is the amount of training and education each completes. An orthopedic foot and ankle specialist completes four years of medical school, a five to six year...Read More
The heel is a common source of foot pain; this comes as no surprise when you consider that every mile you walk puts 60 tons of stress on each foot. Your feet can handle quite a bit of stress, but going over the limit can cause extreme discomfort...Read More
Arthritis in the ankle can make walking and completing daily activities difficult and painful. As you age, your ankles may develop osteoarthritis from wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis, or arthritis resulting from injuries, such as fractures or...Read More
Love your old pair of tennis shoes? You may want to replace that torn-up pair of shoes with newer, more comfortable footwear.
While you may feel out of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them can put...Read More
Taking a positive approach to arthritis can make all the difference in creating and sustaining life-altering habits. Since arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body, it’s important for those suffering to...Read More
Total knee replacement surgery removes damaged and painful areas of the femur and tibia, replacing them with specially designed metal and plastic parts. In order to speed up recovery time, our experts suggest preparing for this procedure by...Read More
According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a hip replacement if you’re experiencing the following:
- You have hip pain that keeps you awake at night
- The pain in your hip prevents you from...
Artificial disc replacement is a procedure that can offer pain relief and restore function. The artificial disc replacement is a prosthesis designed to simulate the function of a natural cervical disc.
Candidates for cervical artificial...Read More
Minimally invasive spine procedures offer you more options for pain relief. The same can be said for minimally invasive spinal decompression, a spine procedure used to treat patients suffering from various spine conditions.
Traditionally, doctors have treated spinal fractures using methods that strictly addressed the pain. However, there is a better option in the outpatient procedure known as kyphoplasty. This procedure is used to quickly relieve pain associated...Read More