Whether you’ve been referred by your primary care provider or you yourself have scheduled an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon to receive his/her expertise, you want to know more about them before visiting their clinic. An orthopedic surgeon is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing a full range of disorders, injuries,Read More
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Reasons To Consider Seeking Orthopedic Foot Care
The foot is an important yet often neglected part of the body. Our feet bear our body weight as we walk, run, or carry things, and they are common areas for injuries and chronic pain. When a foot injury or condition develops, your go-to physician should be an orthopedic foot doctor, also known as aRead More
Physical Therapy Exercises at Home
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 ourRead More
Can Physical Therapy Restore My Health?
It is estimated that as many as 70 million Americans sustain a nonfatal injury every year. Depending on the severity of the injury, it can lead to permanent disability, chronic or intermittent pain, loss of income, or a general decrease in quality of life. However, if you have been physically injured, there are various nonsurgicalRead More
What to Expect from Physical Therapy
Physical therapists, like many healthcare professionals, also have their own specialties. Orthopedic physical therapists, for instance, specialize in the treatment of conditions or injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system (bony and soft-tissue structures of the body). Whether you just had a joint replacement and are needing to get used to your new joint; sustained a sports-relatedRead More
Types of Physical Therapy: Who Can Benefit from Them?
Physical therapy is an essential part of overall healthcare. This noninvasive treatment discipline is known for a variety of benefits, such as enhanced balance and core stability, pain reduction, injury prevention, improved posture and flexibility, increased mobility, among others. Physical therapy has several, different types. Your doctor and physical therapist will recommend the appropriate programRead More
Physical Therapy Treatment Options for Joint Replacement
Joint replacement surgery, also known as an arthroplasty, is a procedure that involves removing all or part of the damaged joint and replacing it with prosthesis. Joint replacement surgery can be performed on many joints in the body, but it is most commonly done on the hip and knee. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common typeRead More