Category Archives: Orthopedic Surgery & Medicine

10 Questions You Have About PRP Therapy

Our orthopedic surgeons love doing surgery, but even we agree that it’s best to stay out of the operating room whenever possible! One non-surgical treatment option for joint pain and injuries that’s gotten a lot of buzz lately is PRP, or platelet rich plasma injections. While doctors worldwide have used it successfully since the late … Continue reading 10 Questions You Have About PRP Therapy

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is also referred to as adhesive capsulitis. This makes the shoulder stiff and difficult to move. It is estimated that two percent of the population suffers from this condition. Anyone can develop this condition. However, women who are between the ages of 40 and 60 are the most likely to develop this condition. … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder

Ankle Fractures

What is an Ankle Fracture? An ankle fracture is when bones in the ankle, specifically the tibia and fibula, break partially or completely. In an ankle fracture, the tibia and fibula are broken close to the foot. These are called the distal ends of the bone. The fibula is located on the outside of the … Continue reading Ankle Fractures

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthritis of the foot and ankle encompasses more than 100 different conditions; all cause inflammation, pain and stiffness in the joints. Arthritis can’t be cured but treatment can help slow the progression of the disease and make you more comfortable. Anatomy and Arthritis The foot and ankle include 31 bones and more than 30 joints. … Continue reading Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Buttonhole Deformity

What Is Buttonhole Deformity? Buttonhole deformity is a condition caused by damage to the tendons of the finger. It is painful and makes using the hand difficult, and if it goes untreated it can cause permanent damage. However, it is usually not difficult for a physician to correct, so it should be treated as soon as … Continue reading Buttonhole Deformity