Bone and Joint Blog

Surgical Treatment for Trigger Finger

Posted Jun 3, 2019 1:41:57 PM

Sufferers of trigger finger know the discomfort and frustration that the condition can bring to day-to-day life.  With each attempt to bend or straighten the affected finger, there can be pain,..

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Trigger Finger: Causes and Symptoms

Posted Jun 2, 2019 10:25:00 AM

Typing, texting, fastening a button – these are all simple daily tasks that require dexterity and the use of our fingers. They’ve become so commonplace, that we don’t often think about them.  But,..

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What Will My Doctor do for My Plantar Fasciitis?

Posted Jun 1, 2019 3:30:00 PM

Plantar fasciitis can be a painful and aggravating condition that inhibits your ability to perform day-to-day activities.  Jobs that require standing, sports and exercise are just a few areas that..

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Plantar Fasciitis vs. Heel Spur Syndrome

Posted May 31, 2019 12:14:55 PM

Pain at the bottom of the foot, particularly in the heel, is a common complaint, drawing millions of patients to seek care each year.  While there are several potential causes of foot pain, there..

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Certified Hand Therapy: What is it and Who Needs it?

Posted May 14, 2019 11:50:33 AM

Physical and occupational therapists play a vital role in patient recovery following injury, surgery, and certain health events.  By using a wide variety of methods such as exercise, massage, and..

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Spina Bifida: Prevention & Treatment in Baton Rouge

Posted Mar 26, 2019 12:11:17 PM

Spina Bifida in Children: Prevention and Treatment

In the not so distant past, spina bifida was a condition for which treatment and prevention still required much advancement. Fortunately,..

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Shoulder Arthritis: Why it Starts and How it’s Treated

Posted Mar 4, 2019 1:44:49 PM

Arthritis is often considered to be an affliction of the elderly.  Images commonly associated with the condition typically show older patients suffering pain in their hands or knees, and while..

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Radiofrequency Ablation: The Key to Treating Chronic Pain in Baton Rouge

Posted Jan 30, 2019 12:21:58 PM

Chronic pain is a very real and debilitating condition for millions of Americans. Lower back pain, neck pain, and arthritis are among the most common sources of chronic pain and the leading causes..

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A Baton Rouge Doctor Specializing in Pain

Posted Jan 30, 2019 12:19:51 PM

There are few challenges in life more difficult than completing medical school. Low acceptance rates, complicated subject matter, and lack of sleep are just a few of the reasons why many people do..

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A Baton Rouge Orthopedic Surgeon Focused on Positive Patient Outcomes

Posted Dec 20, 2018 11:51:40 AM

“I can handle it. I can handle anything.” These were the simple, familiar words that Dr. Arthur Hess heard over and over again in the trauma bays of the Harvard hospitals where he was a young..

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