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The Basics of Carpal Tunnel Surgery

The Basics of Carpal Tunnel Surgery

You’re probably experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome if you feel tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in one or both of your hands. Don’t panic. It’s a common condition. Treatments include wrist splinting, medication, and occupational therapy for mild cases. However, more severe cases require carpal tunnel surgery. Here’s what you need to know about the procedure.

5 Ways to Boost Your Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

5 Ways to Boost Your Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is a routine procedure that relieves chronic joint pain. In fact, it’s so common that hundreds of thousands of patients opt for it each year. But even though this surgery has become a standard medical treatment, a full recovery from it still requires time and effort. So, if you ever undergo a knee replacement, follow these steps to get back on your feet as quickly as possible.

What You Should Know About Ankle Arthroplasty

What You Should Know About Ankle Arthroplasty

Medicine has advanced considerably in recent years regarding ankle pain. Doctors can now offer treatments such as physical therapy, ankle braces, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and corticosteroid injections. Yet, sometimes, even these methods won’t completely relieve your discomfort. At that point, it’s time to consider an ankle arthroplasty.

How do you know it’s time to see a sports medicine doctor?

How do you know it’s time to see a sports medicine doctor?

You don’t have to see a sports medicine doctor for every sprain or bruise, but there certainly are plenty of injuries that need expert care. If you don’t seek professional help for them, they will only get worse with time. Learn to distinguish between injuries you can treat at home and when to seek help from a sports medicine doctor.

The Primary Types of Fractures You Should Know

The Primary Types of Fractures You Should Know

Fractures can happen at any time. A fracture can cause pain, swelling, discoloration, bleeding, deformity, and inability to bear weight on a damaged limb. Fortunately, our specialists can fix any bone injury, but treatments vary among types of fractures. Learn more about types of fractures.