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How Long Does A Rotator Cuff Surgery Last?

Aug 15, 20231261 Views

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that cover your shoulder joint, allowing it to move freely. However, when the rotator cuff gets damaged, it can lead to insurmountable pain. Given that the purpose of the cuff is to keep the humerus or the upper arm bone inside the shoulder socket, a […]

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Process Explained

Jul 30, 20231602 Views

A shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that is used to repair a damaged shoulder joint. During the surgery, a tiny camera known as the “arthroscope” is inserted into the shoulder. This is done after small incisions are made, keeping the surgical site intact. Once the camera is inserted, there are other surgical instruments used […]

What Does It Mean if Your Hip Feels Like It Needs to Pop But It Won’t?

Jul 15, 202321571 Views

After spending a long day going through strenuous activities, do you ever feel like cracking your joints? Maybe you stretch your arms, trying to loosen up because your body feels stiff. Perhaps engage in some toe touches, only to find a popping sensation pulse in your legs — more specifically, your hips. You try stretching […]

Is A Torn Meniscus Worse Than An ACL?

Jun 30, 20231544 Views

Did you know that the knee is the largest joint in your body? It consists of two sub-joints, the tibiofemoral joint and the patellofemoral joint. One is at the front of your leg, and one is behind the kneecap. However, since the knee joint is so big, it is tasked with carrying your body weight. […]

Help! Why Does My Knee Hurt When I’m Sitting?

Jun 15, 202343395 Views

Most office workers complain about the ever-so-subtle pain in their knees. This kind of knee pain usually develops from sitting too much — and before you ask if that’s a thing, yes, it is. However, not every aching knee is a cause for concern. Sometimes, it only occurs due to poor posture or lack of […]

A Knee That Keeps Popping: Is It Normal or a Cause for Concern?

Apr 30, 2023891 Views

Have you ever squatted or bent down to pick something off the floor, only to hear a loud popping sound coming from your knees? If so, don’t worry. It’s not a premature sign of aging but rather a very normal joint sound known as ‘crepitus.’ The reason why knees pop is because carbon dioxide gets […]

Uncovering The Truth: Is Osteoarthritis An Autoimmune Disease?

Apr 15, 2023738 Views

Did you know that more than 58 million people in the United States suffer from osteoarthritis? It is such a common condition that people often wonder if osteoarthritis is an autoimmune disease, given the pain, stiffness, and internal swelling of the joints. However, that isn’t exactly the case. Despite being a type of arthritis, osteoarthritis […]

Cortisone Injections: How They Work, Side Effects and Recovery

Apr 3, 2023108469 Views

Many people experience joint pain, usually from sports, exercise, aging or various health conditions. There are many treatments to reduce or eliminate this pain, including cortisone injections, which deliver medication directly to the target area. Cortisone shots can help relieve troublesome symptoms, such as joint pain and inflammation. Doctors often recommend cortisone injections when other […]

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