Should You See An Orthopedic Specialist Following Bone Repair Surgery?

24 June 2020
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Having a bone repaired after an accident or other situation, such as being born with a bone deformity, often means that the condition is improved and leads to a better quality of life. However, an orthopedic specialist may be required to assist in the follow-up recovery after you've had a bone repair surgery done. You can be referred to an orthopedic specialist after your orthopedic services have been completed and further care has been recommended, or if you feel that you are in need of better care following your surgical intervention. Read More 

Hip Problems: Is There A Reason For Your Excruciating Pain?

18 December 2019
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If excruciating hip pain strikes you throughout the day, take heed. Hip pain is a common but treatable condition in adults today. If you understand more about hip pain and why you have it, you can find the best treatment options for it.  Is There a Good Reason for Your Hip Pain? There are a number of reasons why adults develop pain in their hips, including age, arthritis, osteoporosis, and soft tissue strain. Read More 

Getting Used To An Artificial Foot

12 September 2019
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Regardless of why you needed an artificial limb, you are going to go through an adjustment period when you first start to wear it. You will have some emotional issues to deal with as well as physical problems. Here are a few tips to help you adjust to wearing and using an artificial foot. Stay Positive While it is easy to say and much harder to do, it is important that you remain positive about your new foot. Read More 

Top Signs You May Need Hip Joint Replacement Surgery

30 April 2019
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Your body's joints play a vital role in your movement and range of motion, so having healthy joints is essential for day to day activities. Unfortunately, joints can suffer wear and tear due to age, or not longer function properly due to arthritis or injury. When this happens, surgical intervention may be necessary. One joint that is often operated on is the hip joint. Many people every year require a hip joint replacement. Read More 

Spinal Cord Injury Any Time In Your Past? What You Need To Know About Syringomyelia

4 June 2018
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The National Institutes of Health published a review that says more than one-quarter of patients with spinal cord injuries develop syringomyelia, many of whom suffer neurological deficits that are progressive. In another publication, a study showed that progressive symptoms of post-traumatic syringomyelia can develop as soon as three months to as late as 32 years after a trauma to the spinal cord. Here's what you need to know if you have every had—or may have had—a spinal cord injury. Read More