Shoulder and knee replacement surgeries are complex procedures. Fortunately, advanced technology and surgical techniques allow the orthopedic surgeons to achieve targeted outcomes in a minimally invasive and highly effective manner. Yet the key to success in any joint replacement surgery lies in the skill and expertise of the orthopedic surgeon. Thus, it makes sense for
If your knee pain is so severe that it makes you limp when you walk or try to climb up or down the staircase, you are not alone. Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease that makes millions of people suffer from knee and other joint pain. However, knee pain should not restrict you from going
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PRP therapy or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy has shown great potential in treating musculoskeletal disorders. In case of an injury or damage to tissues, the platelets in your blood release factors that attract stem cells to the site of injury to repair and regenerate the damaged tissue. If an injury fails to heal on its
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You probably know that arthritis is a painful condition, regardless of whether it is osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. However, some arthritis patients experience the pain of arthritis more severely than others. Here are some specific characteristics that can add to a patient’s pain. Age Although arthritis can affect people of all ages, it is more
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Is your shoulder hurting and have you observed a deformity in your shoulder? If you’ve recently suffered a shoulder injury, you may be suffering from a separated or dislocated shoulder. Often mistaken for the same thing, a shoulder separation and a shoulder dislocation different conditions, caused by different injuries and requiring a different course of
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Knee are large, complex, versatile joints. This makes them particularly prone to injury, especially among athletes and active individuals. However, you can avoid injury if you know the risks. The Knee Joint – Structure and Function The knee joint is where 4 separate bones – the femur, the tibia, the fibula, and the patella meet.
Despite the long-term success of Total Knee Replacement (TKR), in some case, it can fail over time due to various reasons. The most common reason for TKR failure is wearing out, dislocation and fracture of the replacement artificial joint. Any of these can cause your knee to become swollen, stiff, unstable and painful. If this
ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is one of the most important knee ligaments but it is also susceptible to injury. This type of injury is common among athletes, especially those where sudden changes in direction, stops, and jumping is involved. An ACL tear is a serious and painful injury in the knee. If left untreated, it
An ACL injury can be very painful and it is important that you seek correct treatment. This will ensure that you regain proper motion and function in the joint. Depending on the level of your ACL injury, your orthopedic surgeon would recommend a treatment plan. However, there are a few treatment options that you should
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Many people face back pain and other issues. Back problems can affect any region from the neck to the tailbone. It can be the result of wear and tear, overuse or injury. Injuries may be caused due to using your back muscles in activities that you do perform often, such as lifting heavy objects and
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