As the weather warms up, professional baseball players are back on the diamond, tennis players are competing on the courts, swimmers jump in the pool, and let’s not forget all the weekend warriors who will be giving it their all. No matter your level of expertise, those who participate in overhead sports are likely to suffer a shoulder injury of some type. Get to know the signs and treatment for shoulder injuries due to overhead sports.
Timing is everything, even when it comes to having knee replacement surgery. Latest statistics tell us 90% of Americans are waiting too long to have their knee replaced, whereas 25% are having the surgery too early and missing out on the best benefits. Yes, timing is everything! Let’s discover when to proceed, and what exactly are the risks of delaying knee replacement surgery.
You tweaked your knee riding your bike and after applying ice for several days, it doesn’t feel much better. Maybe you want to improve your overall fitness level, but are experiencing injuries that sideline you. Are you experiencing the same injuries over and over again? If so, it may be time for a sports medicine visit.
What if we told you that you could have an injection into a damaged part of your body, like the shoulder, that would stimulate the growth of healthy new cells as well as promote faster healing? Instead of thinking it’s something from the future, perhaps you should know the reality that is PRP injections.
Cartilage damage within a knee joint may necessitate microfracture surgery for the knee. Although microfracture surgery can be performed on other joints, it is more often performed on the knee. If you are facing microfracture surgery and wondering about rehab, there are 5 recovery tips after microfracture surgery for the knee you show know.
A shoulder dislocation occurs when the top of your humerus bone moves out of its socket, or shoulder joint. It is accompanied by severe pain, lack of motion, and a bump either in front or in the back of your shoulder. Almost all shoulder dislocations are related to trauma, and most seem to occur in young adults.
If you hear that click and pop from your knee when you get up from a chair, it could be one of the signs that it is time for a knee replacement. If your activities are limited and the pain keeps you from enjoying life, it could be time to speak to Dr. Camille Clinton about knee replacement surgery.
Our shoulders are one of the most complex joints in our body. For that reason they can be quite susceptible to injury and inflammation.
Do you hear a creak when you get up from a chair? Is it becoming more difficult to kneel down to do your gardening? If so, you know what “old man time” can do to your knees. That snap, crackle, and pop is not what you want to hear. The good news is, how to keep your knees healthy as you age is really not as difficult as you may think.
Millions of people are diagnosed with arthritis each year. Arthritis in the shoulder is much less common. It occurs when the cartilage in the shoulder wears out or deteriorates. It’s important to know that there isn’t just one type of shoulder arthritis or one cause either.