For a lot of people, it has been challenging staying healthy since the start of the pandemic. A lot of us are stuck at home for our safety and those around us. Going to the gym or to a physical therapist has been difficult since a lot of restrictions have to be followed for our
The medical field of orthopedics encompasses the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. The root word “ped” means “child,” and this field began with treating children who had bone-growth and similar musculoskeletal issues. Orthopedics has now exploded into serving people of all ages. Let’s talk about some common musculoskeletal injuries doctors treat, how these injuries
Oh what fun it is to go outside and enjoy the snow and ice in the winter! Whether you’re skiing, ice-skating, sledding, or even just shoveling snow or walking on an icy sidewalk, wintertime is definitely an injury-prone time of the year. Let’s talk about some of the injuries that orthopedic doctors frequently treat during
The hip joint is one of the most critical joints in the human body. It permits a wide range of motion, allowing you to walk, run, and jump. For this reason, when the hip fractures, it can significantly impact your ability to move without pain. The bones of the hip can break at any age,
A hip fracture can be sustained after a fall, an accident or a sudden jerking movement of the hip. As you get older, your risk of suffering a hip fracture increases. In fact, a majority of hip fractures happen in elderly individuals. Symptoms of hip fractures include severe pain and the presence of bruising and
A hip is a ball-and-socket joint that allows the upper leg to bend and rotate at the pelvis. Hip joints are quite susceptible to fracture, primarily due injury (especially falls) or wear and tear. Medical conditions – from stress injuries and osteoporosis to cancer – can also increase a person’s risk of incurring hip fractures.
Children are active. They love to run, jump, climb, and play. Being active and sometimes taking risks can lead to accidents and injuries. Most of the time, soap and water, a bandage and a kiss are exactly what your child needs to feel better. When there is more than just a bruise or a scratch,