People undergo a knee replacement surgery for various reasons, such as in case of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, traumatic arthritis, or an injury. Such conditions can result in extreme knee pain even during the smallest of movements. Every year, hundreds of thousands of knee replacement surgeries are successfully performed with the help of advancements in medical

Of all joints in the human body, the shoulder joint has the most incredible range of motion. While this wide range of motion allows us many movements, it also makes the shoulders more prone injuries. Experiencing some minor aches and pains in the body, once in a while, is normal but if you have shoulder

Understanding Clavicle Fractures

Monday, 30 December 2019 by

The clavicle, also known as the collarbone, is an important protective structure in the body. Because of its proximity to the surface of the body, with very little padding, the clavicle is prone to fracture during falls. Clavicle fractures are relatively common amongst broken bones. The clavicle helps maintain arm position, anchors various muscles in

What Causes Knee Osteoarthritis?

Thursday, 26 December 2019 by

Knee osteoarthritis is a painful condition that can greatly affect a person’s quality of life. While it more prevalent in those of older age, young people can develop the condition as well. At a base level, knee osteoarthritis occurs when there is a breakdown of the cartilage in the knee. It can occur with normal

Platelet-rich plasma is garnering a lot of attention in the media as of recently. It is a form of regenerative medicine that can be used in conjunction with stem cells, or by itself, to help increase the healing capability of the body. As is true with stem cell therapy, platelet-rich plasma therapy injections can be

5 Common Types of Arthritis

Monday, 16 December 2019 by

Arthritis is very common and affects people of all ages and genders throughout the world.  It is not a disease, rather the name for a collective group of diseases that affect the joints.  Arthritis is degenerative, meaning it tends to get worse with age.  While there are over 100 different types of arthritis, there are

Glucosamine Supplements for Arthritis

Saturday, 07 December 2019 by

Arthritis is a widespread condition for people to develop as they age. There are over 53 million people affected by arthritis just in the United States alone. Arthritis itself is not a disease. Rather, it is a collective term for a variety of joint conditions affecting people of all ages, but especially in the older

If you have heard clicking sounds from your knee, without any accompanying pain, there’s generally nothing to worry about. When the cartilage covering the bones is uneven, it may cause clicking sounds when you sit or stand. However, if your knee clicks and you also experience intense discomfort and/or pain, along with the clicking, it

Your shoulder joint is a ball-and-socket type of joint. The ball at the end of the humerus or the upper arm bone that rests in the shoulder socket. This arrangement makes the joint extremely flexible, and gives your arm its wide range of motion. Unfortunately, this also makes the joint vulnerable to injuries, like dislocation.

There are so many different kinds of conditions that qualify as arthritis. However, many people go on enduring the pain of arthritis without ever being properly diagnosed. If you believe you have arthritis, it’s best to see an orthopedic doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and