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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.

3 Surefire Signs You Need Joint Replacement Surgery

27 March 2019
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From walking and running to sitting and standing, your joints experience a great deal of stress over time. This stress increases with age and excessive wear and tear from work, hobbies, and accidents, often leading to severe inflammation and deterioration of the joints and connecting ligaments, which is known as arthritis. Living with arthritis is possible, but a joint replacement can help. This guide will help you determine if and when a joint replacement surgery is the right option for you. Read More …

Why Shoulder Replacement Surgery May Be Necessary For Pitchers With Shoulder Arthritis

31 May 2018
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Baseball pitchers often suffer from a variety of shoulder problems due to the nature of their career. However, few problems will be as debilitating as shoulder arthritis. When it occurs, the pitcher may require shoulder replacement in order to stay active. Pitchers Are Prone To Shoulder Problems The repetitive nature of pitching, paired with the extreme speeds they achieve with their throws, can cause a variety of serious shoulder problems that are hard to manage. Read More …

Why Your Ankle Might Be Swelling

23 January 2017
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If you have noticed that your ankle is swelling, there are quite a few things that could be causing it. It is important to note the common causes for a swollen ankle so you know if you just need ice and rest or if you should seek medical treatment. Here are some of the more common causes for having a swollen ankle. You Have Arthritis Swelling of the ankles is a common occurrence when you have arthritis. Read More …

Understanding Femoral Anteversion: Causes And Treatment

18 October 2016
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Does your child walk with his or her toes pointed inward? Do the knees sometimes appear to be bowed? This is known as "intoeing" and it's not uncommon in young children whose bones are still malleable and developing. It is caused by the thigh bones (femurs) twisting slightly inward, making the knees and toes turn more toward each other, in a condition known as femoral anteversion. Here is what you need to know as a parent about femoral anteversion. Read More …

Tips For Understanding And Treating A Shoulder Dislocation

15 June 2016
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Whether you lead an active lifestyle, work in a physically demanding job, or recently suffered a fall, sudden and significant shoulder discomfort could be the sign of a dislocated shoulder. A condition caused when the upper end of the bone that connects your arm to your shoulder is knocked out of the socket, it can be very painful. Here are some things you should know about shoulder dislocation and treatment if you're experiencing pain. Read More …