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What to Expect With a Wrist Fusion

A wrist fusion involves joining bones of the wrist together to help improve their alignment. Typically, this surgery is performed as a treatment for arthritis in the wrist. It allows the bones to form and grow into one solid bone, which can help...

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Tennis Elbow and Treatment Options

While a large percentage of tennis players will suffer from tennis elbow at some point in their career, they only make up a small percentage of all reported cases of tennis elbow. 

Tennis elbow can strike anyone whose job or activity...

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How to Spot a Rotator Cuff Injury

The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that covers the top of the upper arm bone, helping to hold the shoulder joint together. The structure allows the arm to rotate in the joint so you can throw a ball, pick an apple, or give someone...

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A New Option for Shoulder Repair

Chronic shoulder pain can have a variety of causes, from severe damage from a sports injury or car accident to wear and tear of the joint’s structures over years of normal daily use. The approach to treatment will depend on the patient and...

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Finding Relief for Hip Bursitis

Bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa, which is a jelly-like sac that holds a small amount of fluid and acts as a cushion between bones and soft tissues. Hip bursitis is a common type of bursitis; however, this condition can also occur in the...

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Is Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology for You?

Robotic-assisted surgical systems are used in joint replacement to promote accuracy, enhance control, and spare any healthy bones, ligaments, or other tissues from being removed.

In preoperative planning, the imaging software gives your...

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Protect Your Head

A concussion can occur after an impact to your head or a whiplash-type injury that results in your head and brain rapidly shaking back and forth. While they can happen during many different types of sports and activities, they are most common in...

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Understanding Fractures

There are typically only a few symptoms related to a fracture. If you or your athlete has suffered a fracture, the pain levels will vary depending on the location and type of fracture. Other common symptoms are swelling and/or bruising and...

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Is That Pain From Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain for athletes who participate in sports and activities that involve significant use of overhead arm motions, such as swimming, tennis, and baseball. It occurs when the scapula, or...

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Don’t Let an Achilles Tendon Rupture Interrupt Your Life

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It helps you walk, run, and jump. But when the tendon gets stretched too far, it can rupture, resulting in a complete or partial tear. This is usually due to a sudden and strong force on the...

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