Your knee is critical for weight-bearing, balance, and movement. If your knee suddenly gives out, you need to see an orthopedist – which is a doctor who specializes in the musculoskeletal system – as soon as possible for an assessment and treatment. Let’s talk about how an orthopedic doctor can [Read More]
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Do Custom Orthotics Help Posterior Tibial Tendonitis?
The tibia is the larger bone in the lower leg, and the posterior tibial tendon is the strong tissue that connects the posterior tibialis muscle (in your calf) past the inner ankle bone and to the foot bones. Posterior tibial tendonitis therefore is inflammation of this important tendon, and it [Read More]
Does Herniated Disc Treatment Affect Recovery Time?
A herniated disc, commonly known as a ruptured or slipped disc, occurs when a fragment of a disc’s jelly-like center (nucleus) leaks out through a tear in the disc’s exterior (annulus). A herniated disc can either be due to aging-related wear and tear, traumatic injury, or poor body mechanics when [Read More]
Is Partial Knee Replacement Surgery Right for You?
Partial knee replacement, also referred to as unicompartmental knee arthroscopy, is a surgical treatment approach that entails replacing the damaged portion of the knee with a prosthesis. The procedure fixes one of the three compartments of the knee— lateral (external part), medial (internal part), [Read More]