February 19, 2019

Spring is approaching and many are preparing for sports mania! From running, baseball, softball and more, there are plenty of spring activities for athletes of all ages to enjoy. Whether recreationally or competitively, this is a great time for kids (and adults) to get...

September 14, 2018

Nearly all doctors recommend to their patients some type of physical exercise on a daily basis to improve their health.  Younger patients more easily tolerate high impact activities such as running sports, jumping activities or exercise programs that incorporate using...

August 20, 2018

Many of my total hip patients want to know the difference between a traditional hip approach and a direct anterior hip approach. Below are examples of how the surgical steps of an anterior approach hip replacement differ from the steps of the posterior approach, which...

July 23, 2018

Charcot Foot/Ankle 

One thing that is great about the internet - our patients can find out quite a lot of information before we even have a chance to meet them. In most cases this is good - people are interested in conditions that affect their work, hobbies, and even no...

May 8, 2018

Most people are likely to experience knee or hip pain at some point in their lives, especially if you

play sports or engage in strenuous activities. A common, but serious, cause of joint pain is osteoarthritis (OA), which is the slow deterioration of the smooth cartilag...

The trend in orthopedics over the last several decades had been toward less invasive and minimally invasive surgeries which, by sparing muscles and tendons, allow procedures to be done with a shorter hospital stay or most often on an outpatient basis.  Patients typical...

February 26, 2018

Rotator cuff injuries are common occurrences seen throughout adulthood.  Symptoms include pain, weakness with overhead activities, and a catching sensation in the shoulder.  Frequently, night pain is a common complaint.  A physical exam with x-rays can often provide go...

February 9, 2018

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement is a technique in which hip replacement surgery is performed through an alternative approach compared to conventional hip replacement surgery. Historically, hip replacement surgery was performed utilizing traditional posterior or lateral...

February 8, 2018

There are many causes of osteoarthritis in the ankle joint. Repetitive sprains, fractures, and abnormal biomechanics can all contribute to the loss of cartilage and a steady increase in pain. For many patients, ankle arthritis can be managed with conservative measures...

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