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Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Eight years ago, I tore the meniscus in my left knee while squatting down to dust the furniture in my living room. Initially, I assumed the pain would subside in a few days. Unfortunately, the pain, and swelling, only got worse over time. So, I underwent surgery to remove the part of my meniscus that was torn. Unfortunately, I’ve developed osteoarthritis in this knee during the years since my surgery. I’ve tried several home treatments to relieve my symptoms. Sadly, none of them have worked. Because I miss my active lifestyle, I’m considering making an appointment with an orthopedist. On this blog, you will discover the latest trends in osteoarthritis treatment.

Understanding Orthopedic Surgery

19 December 2023
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Orthopedic surgery addresses disorders that involve the body's musculoskeletal system. These can include conditions related to the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. While some may hesitate at the thought of surgery, it's worth understanding the significant benefits it can provide. Recognizing the Need for Orthopedic Surgery Persistent Pain When chronic pain persists and non-surgical treatments prove ineffective in providing relief, it might be worth considering orthopedic surgery as a potential solution. Read More …

Three Warning Signs Of A Hip Flexor Strain

27 July 2023
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Muscle strains are an ever-present risk for virtually every athlete, whether you're competing in a contact team sport such as football or ice hockey or a solo sport such as gymnastics. While a thorough stretching regimen before each practice and game can limit the occurrence of muscle strains, they can still take place. One common muscle strain that affects many athletes is the strain of the hip flexor, which is a hip muscle that plays an important role in the movement of your leg. Read More …

Heel Pain In Powerlifters: Is Plantar Fasciitis To Blame?

17 April 2023
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Weightlifting is a great way to improve your physique and overall health, but if you really want to challenge your physical and mental strength, powerlifting can take you to the next level. Unfortunately, while powerlifting can be very beneficial for your body, it can also take its toll on your feet. If you powerlift and notice worsening pain in one or both heels of your feet, you may be suffering from plantar fasciitis. Read More …

Six Things You Shouldn’t Assume About Visiting A Podiatrist

23 February 2023
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There is a great deal of misinformation out there about podiatrists and the treatments that they provide. If you are having an issue with your foot and are interested in podiatry treatment, it's important that you're properly informed. The following are six things that you shouldn't assume about visiting a podiatrist.  You don't need to go to the podiatrist because your foot problem will go away on its own. A lot of patients make the mistake of not seeing a podiatrist because they think the foot problem that they're suffering from will go away without treatment. Read More …

Can Orthotics Help With Hip Injuries?

31 October 2022
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If you have a hip injury, you might be looking at every possible option to address your pain. Orthotics are among the many options available to you. But can they help with hip injuries? Orthotics are devices that are worn on the body to improve joint alignment or relieve pain. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they can be used to treat many different types of pain. Read More …