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Paget's Disease

Paget's disease of bone is a chronic disease of the skeleton. In healthy bone, a process called remodeling removes old pieces of bone and replaces them with new, fresh bone.
Jan 3rd, 2023

ACL Injury

An ACL injury is a tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament — one of the strong bands of tissue that connects the femur to the tibia. ACL injuries most commonly occur during sports that involve sudden stops or changes in direction.
Dec 30th, 2022

Claw Toe

What is a Claw Toe? A claw toe is a toe deformity which causes the toe to bend downwards in a claw-like shape. Along with hammer toes and bone spurs, claw toes are among the most common toe deformities. In severe cases, redness, swelling, and open sores
Dec 19th, 2022

Posture and Cervical Spine

As the body naturally ages, it is normal for some degenerative spinal changes to occur. Long-term forward head posture, however, may increase the risk for accelerated degenerative spinal changes.
Dec 8th, 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder--Tips from Dr. Dunn

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s triggered by a change in seasons, usually when fall starts. This seasonal depression gets worse in the late fall or early winter before ending in the spring.
Nov 22nd, 2022

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist.
Nov 15th, 2022

Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery

Tailor’s bunion is a notoriously difficult deformity to correct due to the small size of the distal fifth metatarsal, which often limits both the stability of shifting osteotomies as well as the ability to place hardware in mechanically stable locations.
Nov 9th, 2022

Concussion

A concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function. Medically, it is defined as a clinical syndrome characterized by immediate and transient alteration in brain function, including alteration of consciousness.
Oct 31st, 2022

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. It is most often diagnosed in childhood or early adolescence. Scoliosis is often defined as spinal curvature in the “coronal” (frontal) plane.
Oct 18th, 2022

Pediatric Arthritis

Childhood Arthritis is a condition that affects children and causes painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. The most common childhood arthritis is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Oct 10th, 2022

Understanding PRP and Its Many Benefits

The human body is an incredibly efficient machine that’s designed to heal and repair itself, but sometimes it needs a little boost in resources, which is the goal behind platelet-rich plasma therapy.
Oct 1st, 2022

How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

Nearly 50,000 spinal cord stimulators are implanted each year in the United States, and each of these patients underwent a trial period beforehand. Here’s how this critical step works and why we do it.
Sep 1st, 2022

Tips for Managing Golfer's Elbow

Less than 1% of the population develops golfer’s elbow, but for those who do, the problem can be rather painful. Here are some tips for helping to relieve the discomfort that comes with golfer’s elbow.
Sep 1st, 2022

Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis

You want to jump out of bed with a spring in your step, but thanks to plantar fasciitis, you’re hobbled by searing pain along the soles of your feet and in your heels. Here are a few tips you can try at home for relief.
Aug 1st, 2022

Are Your Running Mechanics to Blame for Your Hip Pain?

Style matters in most everything, including how you run. While style may imply looking good, we’re more concerned with avoiding injury and pain, especially in your all-important hips. Here are a few points to consider.
Aug 1st, 2022

A Closer Look at Regenerative Fat Therapy

The human body is incredible for many reasons, not the least of which is its ability to repair itself. Through fat therapy, we harness and amplify this power, helping you to heal more quickly and less painfully.
Jul 1st, 2022

Who Needs Physical Therapy?

Whether you have a sports injury, arthritis, or any other type of musculoskeletal damage, the odds are very good that physical therapy can help. Here’s why physical therapy can be so beneficial.
Jun 1st, 2022

Understanding the Specialty of Sports Medicine

An active lifestyle is important to you and delivers untold benefits for your physical and mental well-being. To ensure that you’re able to stay in the game, having a sports medicine team on your team is important.
May 1st, 2022

Does Golfer's Elbow Only Happen to Golfers?

Despite its name, golfer’s elbow is by no means contained to the links. Here’s a look at how this painful condition can develop and the effective treatment options we offer to resolve this musculoskeletal problem.
May 1st, 2022

Am I a Candidate for Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Back pain is wreaking havoc on your life, and you just want some relief so you can get back to moving freely without the threat of discomfort. Perhaps you might be a good candidate for a spinal cord stimulator.
Apr 1st, 2022

The Link Between Poor Footwear and Plantar Fasciitis

You jump out of bed in the morning and you’re met with searing pain in the bottoms of your feet and in your heels. This pain is the hallmark of plantar fasciitis, and the problem may have developed because of your shoes.
Mar 3rd, 2022

When It's Time to See Your Doctor About Your Hip Pain

Each year in the United States, more than 450,000 hip replacements are performed. While effective, this strategy for combating hip pain is a last resort and can be avoided (or delayed) with early intervention.
Mar 1st, 2022

How Did I Develop a Labrum Tear?

The human body contains two ball-and-socket joints that feature labrums — your hips and your shoulders. When this soft tissue tears in either joint, it can lead to pain and instability. Here’s how these injuries can occur.
Feb 1st, 2022

How TenJet Tenotomy Can Treat Your Tennis Elbow

Despite the name, tennis elbow is a nagging, painful condition that can crop up both on and off the tennis court. One of the most effective ways for resolving tennis elbow is through a TenJet tenotomy.
Feb 1st, 2022

Start Your Year With a Healthy Eating Plan

At the beginning of each year, millions of people in the United States resolve to lose weight through healthier eating habits, yet two-thirds of our population is still carrying too much weight. We can help you eat better and lose weight.
Jan 5th, 2022

Stepping Into the New Year With Proper Orthotics

Take a look down at your feet and marvel at all that these small structures accomplish in providing you with support and mobility. There are times, however, when they can use a little extra help through orthotics.
Jan 1st, 2022

The Healing Power of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections

You have a nagging soft tissue injury, or arthritis is wreaking havoc on your joints. These are two instances in which platelet-rich plasma injections can play an important role in helping you heal more quickly.
Dec 21st, 2021

How Spinal Cord Stimulation Works to Manage Pain

If your battle to find relief from chronic pain seems like a losing one, we want you to know that there are always options. Here, we explore an innovative pain-relieving treatment called spinal cord stimulation.
Dec 1st, 2021

Treating Your Osteoarthritis With Fat Therapies

Each day in the United States, tens of millions of people struggle with painful joints at the hands of osteoarthritis. If this sounds familiar, explore how our innovative Lipogems adipose (fat) therapy can help you move freely again.
Nov 1st, 2021

Solutions for Your Age-Related Back Pain

The aches and pains that come with aging often include problems in your back, which can greatly affect your ability to perform even the smallest tasks. To help relieve the pain and restore function, physical therapy is key.
Oct 10th, 2021

Why Do I Have Plantar Fasciitis?

Your first steps in the morning are met with searing pain along the soles of your feet and heels. The odds are you have plantar fasciitis, and you want to know how you developed this condition and how to relieve the discomfort.
Oct 1st, 2021

Five Benefits of Regenerative Medicine

The brass ring of medical science is harnessing the incredible regenerative powers of the human body. While we may be just scratching the surface now, we’re already reaping the benefits of regenerative medicine.
Aug 8th, 2021

Common Head Injuries in Athletes: Signs and Treatments

Each year in the United States, between 1.6 and 3.8 million people incur a sports-related traumatic head injury. Since early treatment and care for head injuries are critical, it’s important to know the signs.
Aug 1st, 2021

Signs of an ACL Tear

When it comes to knee injuries, an ACL tear is one of the most common — and most dreaded — especially among those who lead active lifestyles. Here’s a look at some of the signs of an ACL tear.
Jul 27th, 2021

What to Do About a Sprained Ankle

More than 23,000 people sprain an ankle each day in the United States, and these injuries can range from mild to severe. Here’s what you should do if you suspect you’ve sprained your ankle.
Jul 1st, 2021

5 Signs of a Labrum Tear

Two of your major joints contain labrums — your hips and your shoulders. Here, we explore some of the more common symptoms of labral damage and how we can help these important joints regain full function.
Jun 15th, 2021

Use Your Fat to Heal Your Injury

While fat may have become a bad word in most circles, in the orthopaedic world, we’ve found that fat can help your body heal more quickly. Here’s a look at how we can use your own fat to help you regain function.
Jun 2nd, 2021

Common Risk Factors of Osteoarthritis

More than 92 million people in the United States are affected by arthritis, and osteoarthritis accounts for the lion’s share. Here’s a look at some of the factors that put you more at risk for this degenerative condition.
May 3rd, 2021

What to Know When You Tear Your Meniscus

Knee injuries can be tough, given how much you rely on these large joints to propel you through the world. Here’s a look at one of the more common knee injuries — a meniscus tear — and how we can repair the damage.
Apr 8th, 2021

What Can Be Done to Ease the Pain of Golfer's Elbow?

Despite its name, golfer’s elbow is a condition that starts with how you use your wrists and fingers, and it’s not only confined to golf. No matter how your golfer's elbow developed, here are some options for relief.
Apr 1st, 2021

5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc

While it’s impossible to control every area of your health, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, which is true of herniated discs, to some extent. Learn whether you can avoid this painful back problem.
Mar 11th, 2021

5 Steps to Prevent Running Injuries

We applaud the fact that you’re improving your health through a great running regimen. To help you stay on track, we’re taking this opportunity to outline a few ways you can prevent getting injured while you’re running.
Feb 1st, 2021

Is Your Foot Problem Due to Plantar Fasciitis?

Do you jump out of bed in the morning only to be met by searing pain in your feet? The odds are that you’re dealing with plantar fasciitis. The good news is that we can put that pain-free spring back in your step.
Jan 1st, 2021

Understanding the TenJet® Procedure

Tendon damage is both common and stubborn, leaving people to struggle with chronic discomfort. Thanks to an exciting technology — TenJet — we can quickly restore health to your tendons.
Jan 1st, 2021

5 Tips for Avoiding Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

If you’re one of millions of Americans who eagerly anticipate the colder, snowy months because they mark the start of winter slope play, we’d like to offer up some solid injury-prevention techniques.
Dec 10th, 2020

Why Juvéderm Could Be Right for You

Has your face lost some of its youthful volume, leaving you looking far older and more tired than you feel? Believe it or not, the solution is just one dermal filler away. Here’s a look at how JuvédermⓇ can breathe new life in the skin you’re in.
Nov 3rd, 2020

5 Tips for Preventing Hamstring Injuries

Whether you’re a hard core athlete or you simply enjoy a daily walk, you need healthy hamstrings for either endeavor. To help, here are five tips for preventing injury to this important muscle group.
Nov 2nd, 2020

Tips for Preventing Shoulder-Related Sports Injuries

Shoulder-related sports injuries can cause a great deal of pain and keep you from functioning normally in your daily life, much less athletically. Steps such as routine stretching, proper form, and rest can go a long way toward prevention.
Sep 24th, 2020

How Long Does It Take a Sprained Ankle to Heal?

There are 28,000 ankle injuries each day in the United States, and many of them are in the form of sprained ankles. While it’s tough to be hobbled by a sprained ankle, patience and the right care will have you back on your feet.
Aug 10th, 2020

What Is a Hip Flexor Strain and How Is It Treated?

Hip pain of any kind can put serious limitations on your life, which is certainly true of a hip flexor strain. Here’s a look at this important muscle group, how you can strain it, and how we can help you regain pain-free mobility.
Jul 1st, 2020

Rotator Cuff Tear or Injury? PRP Can Help

Each year in the United States, approximately two million people seek medical help for rotator cuff problems. Now, we’re answering the call better than ever with platelet-rich plasma therapies that speed up healing and reduce pain.
Jun 15th, 2020

Potential Causes of Knee Pain and Effective Treatments

Your knees are the largest joints in your body, which can be made painfully clear when they’re compromised. Here’s a look at some of the more common causes of knee pain and how we can get you moving again.
May 14th, 2020

When to Seek Treatment for Shoulder Pain

While toughing it out in the face of pain may be noble, when it comes to important joints like your shoulders, the better strategy may be to seek medical help. Here’s a look at why you shouldn’t ignore shoulder pain.
Apr 22nd, 2020

Learn About the Latest in Concussion Diagnosis and Care

Over the past couple of decades, new research has emerged that has redefined how we approach injuries to your brain — especially concussions. The care we provide now can help offset any long-term repercussions. Here’s how.
Mar 10th, 2020

Injections That Could Ease Your Joint Pain

As the population in the United States ages, the prevalence and severity of joint pain is on the rise. Luckily, there are many ways we can restore pain-free mobility using only minimally invasive injections.
Feb 18th, 2020

The Importance of Exercise When You Have Arthritis

When you’re suffering from arthritis pain, exercise is likely the last thing you want to do. Yet, it can actually be one of the best ways to increase your mobility and reduce pain. Read on to learn how to get started.
Jan 8th, 2020

What’s the Difference Between Paleo and Keto Diets?

If you’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of diets that promise to be THE best way to lose weight and stay healthy, you’re not alone. Here, we cut through the clutter and explain the difference between two of the more popular diets‚ paleo and keto.
Nov 4th, 2019

BMAC and Adipose Cell Therapy

Mesenchymal stem cells, also known as MSCs, allow the body to regenerate itself after an injury. MSCs are a source of regeneration for bone cells, cartilage cells, and soft tissue.
Jan 27th, 2023

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain in muscles and soft tissues all over the body. It is an ongoing (chronic) condition. It can affect your neck, shoulders, back, chest, hips, buttocks, arms, and legs.
Jan 16th, 2023