Articles about orthopedics


Treating Peripheral Artery Disease In The Legs And Feet

Last updated: 09/19/2020

Peripheral artery disease, oftentimes shortened to PAD, is a condition that often affects your extremities, especially your feet and legs. The condition is categorized by pain,...

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Common Fractures of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

Last updated: 09/17/2020

What are the most common type of fractures in the hip, knee, ankle, and foot that require physical therapy as part of the healing process? Common Fractures of the Leg,...

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Which Sports Cause The Most Concussions?

Last updated: 09/14/2020

Aside from automobile accidents, sports are the leading cause for concussions and head injuries among teens and young adults. Even though we’re doing a better job of preventing...

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Vitamin D Can Prevent Stress Fractures in Athletes

Last updated: 09/14/2020

Athletes who enjoy high-impact sports like running, ultimate frisbee or basketball can help prevent foot and leg stress fractures by getting extra daily dosages of Vitamin...

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Can I Have My Surgical Hardware Removed?

Last updated: 09/14/2020

Lately, the title of this blog has been one of the more frequent questions we’ve received through our contact form at the bottom of our blogs. A lot of people are wondering if...

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Why Your Knee Locks and What You Can Do About It

Last updated: 09/02/2020

A "locked knee" is a term used to describe an inability to either bend or straighten their knee. A locked knee can be a very painful condition that limits not only the ability...

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Do Cracking Knees Mean Arthritis Is In My Future?

Last updated: 09/02/2020

Do your knees crack when you get up off the couch or as you step out of bed in the morning? The medical term for this cracking or grating sound is called crepitus, and it occurs...

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Telemedicine Is Not Just For Primary Care Physicians

Last updated: 08/30/2020

Telemedicine and virtual doctor visits have become more popular ever since COVID-19 began exploding across America, and more specialties are now adopting the practice. We’ve...

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How To Stay Active When You’re Stuck Inside

Last updated: 08/15/2020

As COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, sweeps across the globe, many employers are taking proactive steps to help make it easier for Americans to practice social distancing...

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