Ready to Get Outside? How to Care for Your Prosthesis This Summer
29 July 2020
If you're like most people, you've been stuck in the house for a few months. You're probably ready to get out and enjoy some of the warm summer temperatures. If this is your first summer with a prosthesis, you'll need to take some extra care and precautions before you head out. These steps are especially important if you haven't been wearing your prosthesis as often while the stay-at-home orders were in effect.
How Can An Orthopedic Physician Treat Wrist Pain?
19 May 2020
Wrist pain may seem like a small inconvenience, but it can worsen if you don't take it seriously. When you initially see your doctor because of wrist pain, they may suggest wearing a wrist brace to stabilize the joint. If rest and self-care don't cure your symptoms, your doctor will probably send you to a specialist. An orthopedic physician specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. Wrist pain can be caused by arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or an impinged nerve.
Orthopedic Surgery Might Be Necessary When You Have A Broken Arm
19 February 2020
If you've recently broken your arm due to an accident or injury, you may be nervous about what your treatment and healing will entail. When the bone in your arm is broken bad enough, or if the skin is cut open by the bone, the orthopedic surgeon will probably do surgery right away. If the skin is still intact and the nature of your injury is agreeable, your doctor might recommend waiting to do the surgery.
What To Look For In An Artificial Leg
12 November 2019
You have had part of your leg amputated, and while you have had opportunities to have an artificial limb in the past to replace the part of your leg that you've lost, you've been content to deal with the missing limb up until recently. Whether you are more active, just want to see what your options are, or you have other reasons for wanting to entertain getting a prosthesis, you can do your part to have a healthy body and get a custom artificial leg without much issue.