If you’re like many Americans who suffer from chronic pain, you may be wondering about ways to achieve long-lasting pain relief. If pain is caused by injury or arthritis and the pain is located in your neck or back, ask your doctor about injection therapy for pain management. Injection therapy is an effective, non-surgical way
Joint replacement surgery is a procedure done to remove damaged components of a joint and replace them with artificial pieces that will take on their functions. There are 2 types of replacement surgery – partial and total. Partial joint replacement surgery is recommended if a part of a joint has been damaged and needs replacement.
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. Typical symptoms include pain, swelling, and limited mobility in one or several joints. There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis, and there is no cure. However, there are plenty of options for treatment and management of its symptoms, and physical therapy is one of the most popular
All work and no play is a schedule that most wouldn’t want to subscribe to; after all, a healthy work-life balance can be beneficial. However, sometimes our lifestyle choices (our occupation or favorite pastime), can be the cause of injuries that keep us out of commission. According to a 2014 report by the U.S. Bureau
If a visit to an orthopedic surgeon is in your future, be sure to arm yourself with several important questions to ask during the appointment. You may be visiting an orthopedic specialist for a wide range of reasons, including these common scenarios: · Joint pain due to arthritis · Your child fell at the playground
Like any joint in the body, facet joints can cause pain if they are irritated or inflamed. Facet joints are the connections between the bones of the spine, able to allow for bending and movement, as well as allowing a passage for the nerve roots to send messages throughout the body. A facet joint block