Bone and Joint Blog

Knee Replacement: What Are My Options?

Posted Sep 23, 2019 11:33:00 AM

There are hundreds of joints in the human body that allow us to move freely, and while all of them serve an important purpose, some are simply more important than others. The knee for instance, is..

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Could My Child have a Broken Bone?

Posted Aug 13, 2019 3:45:00 PM

Scrapes, cuts and bruises are a childhood rite of passage. Unfortunately, so too are broken bones for many. In fact, as many as 40 percent of adolescent girls and 50 percent of boys will..

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5 Possible Causes of SI Joint Dysfunction

Posted Jul 30, 2019 2:46:58 PM

When it comes to low back pain, there is no shortage of people affected.  In fact, up to 80 percent of all American adults will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives due to causes..

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How Does Arthritis Affect the Joints?

Posted Jul 15, 2019 11:50:00 AM

In order for the body to be strong and sturdy, bones must be rigid.  However, in order for it to be flexible and move, these bones must connect via joints.  While there are various types of joints..

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Sprains and Strains in Athletes: Types and Treatments

Posted Jun 28, 2019 11:24:00 AM

Physical activity and athletic pursuits are healthy pastimes for most people.  Regardless of age or fitness level, regular physical movement is a key component in safeguarding and promoting..

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Hip Osteoarthritis: What are the Risks?

Posted Jun 19, 2019 2:09:49 PM

Osteoarthritis is a progressively debilitating condition that can strike any joint in the body but that is particularly common in weightbearing joints such as the hip and knee.  The hip is the..

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What are the Treatments for Hip Osteoarthritis?

Posted Jun 18, 2019 1:47:38 PM

Osteoarthritis (OA) affects over 30 million American adults and is a leading cause of disability.  Among its many forms, osteoarthritis of the hip is the third most common, causing millions of..

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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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