A Quick Look At Options For Rotator Cuff Surgery

If you have a rotator cuff injury, your doctor might recommend surgery if your tendon doesn't heal on its own. Tendon injuries sometimes heal with rest, anti-inflammatory medication, and physical therapy. If you continue to have pain or limited range of motion in your shoulder, surgery might be necessary. Here's a look at the two basic types of rotator cuff surgery. Open Surgery Open surgery is done when you have a bad tear or if the tear is complicated and the doctor needs to move your muscle out of the way to repair the tendon. Read More 

Orthopedist Specialists Use Orthopedic Massage To Successfully Treat Your Ailments

Professionals working as orthopedic specialists can look forward to provide an increasing number of patients who require orthopedic care. They can also be assured that new and improved technologies and procedures will continue to evolve. Innovative technology serves many people who want to remain active for as long as they live. There are new trends in technology and procedures that bode well for orthopedics. Orthopedic massage is one of those options orthopedists now use to successfully treat their patients. Read More 

5 Ways To Avoid Sports Injuries

Whether you are an avid cyclist or cross country runner, sports can keep you physically fit and improve your self-confidence. However, if you are not careful, you can get injured while playing a sport and have to take a considerable amount of time off. Although it is not possible to avoid every injury, you can lower your risk of getting hurt. Here are five effective ways to avoid sports injuries: Read More 

Seeking Orthopedic Treatment After A Dog Bite To The Hand

Hands are some of the most frequent targets for dog bites after they are unknowingly presented to fearful dogs. That is all well and good in hindsight, but if your hand has been severely bitten by a dog, you are probably most interested in recovering and retaining as much function from the damaged tissue as possible. These four steps will walk you through the process of restoring your hand function in the aftermath of a serious dog bite. Read More 

Knee Spurs And How They Affect Your Knee Replacement Surgery

Although you have probably heard of heel spurs, you may be surprised to discover that knee spurs are just as common. In fact, bone spurs can occur anywhere in the body where thin bits of cartilage separate bones and assist in the articulation of joints. If your orthopedist tells you that you have knee bone spurs, it means that all of the cartilage is gone and your body is trying to compensate by creating additional bone to stabilize the joints. Read More