Some Talking Points on Obesity and Knee Replacement Surgery

Both Obesity & Knee Replacements on the Rise From 1993 to 2009, both the number of performed knee replacement surgeries and obesity rate have risen among Americans. Though this is Read More

Date: June 18, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

Avoiding Stress Fractures in Athletics

Stress fractures occur due to overuse and typically happen in the feet. That makes sense, considering that the feet bones bear the most weight on a daily basis—even more so Read More

Date: June 17, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

How do I Find the Right Surgeon?

If you need a significant procedure, such as knee replacement or a similar joint replacement, you’ll want to find the right surgeon. This is a serious event in your life Read More

Date: June 11, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

UCL Injury & Tommy John Surgery

In recent years, we have seen a rise in “UCL” (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) injuries, especially among baseball players. Most likely due to the increased number of pitches and the yearly Read More

Date: June 10, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

Things to do as a New Runner

If you’re new to running, you are probably excited to get out on the road and get in shape. But, don’t be too hasty, because you’ll want to make sure Read More

Date: June 5, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

Why Women should take extra care of their ACL

While we have discussed how to avoid ACL tears in the past, we have not covered ACL tears as they relate to women specifically. The sad truth is that women Read More

Date: June 4, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

How to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery Later in Life

Knee replacement surgery has come a long way. The whole process is much quicker and the replacement can last for longer than they used to, giving patients up to decades Read More

Date: May 28, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

How do I Treat a Pulled Muscle?

Depending on the severity, a pulled muscle (or muscle strain) can require different durations of treatment or physical therapy. However, in spite of differing healing times, the process to treat Read More

Date: May 27, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

Hip replacements the second one was much different than the first One Patient’s Experience

It was somewhere in 2002 in Memphis Tennessee that I was facing the decision to keep struggling with the pain of the cartilage having worn away on my right hip Read More

Date: May 19, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

Tips for Staying Safe in Spring Sports

Most, if not all sports, require some sort of repetitive motion. Playing a variety of sports, therefore, helps to avoid overworking a single area of the body to the point Read More

Date: May 13, 2014 Category: Uncategorized


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