2020

  • Ready to Get Outside? How to Care for Your Prosthesis This Summer

    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. [Read More]

  • How Can An Orthopedic Physician Treat Wrist Pain?

    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. [Read More]

  • Orthopedic Surgery Might Be Necessary When You Have A Broken Arm

    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. [Read More]