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Understanding Gout

Gout is a serious metaboilic disease caused by an excess of uric acid in the body. The buid-up of uric acid can occur in all organs of the body...

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TEN Resolutions for a Healthier YOU in 2013...and Beyond!

The following 10 Resolutions are lifestyle changes designed to improve your quality of life...

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Minimally Invasive Spine

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Spine is a new procedure that is making a name for itself in the operating room and around the water cooler.

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Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis is a common overuse condition seen in competitive and recreational athletes. Commonly referred to as "jumper's knee," patellar tendonitis causes inflammation of the tendon that connects the kneecap (patella)

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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that gives one the ability to rotate the shoulder by the attachment of tendons. As a person ages, the tendons tend to degenerate and become weaker.

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Head Injuries

Football season is approaching and safety is always in the forefront of the minds of parents, coaches and athletes. Football is responsible for about 250,000 head injuries a year according to the Brain Injury Association of America.

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Joint Q&A

It is virtually impossible to eliminate injury in sports activities, but it is possible to reduce the incidence of injuries with proper preparation. First and foremost, is realizing what our aging bodies are capable of.

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ACL Injuries: Not Just a Knee-Jerk Reaction

Each year knee injuries are among the most frequent causes of sports-related injuries in high school athletes. One of the most common injuries is damage to the anterior cruciate ligament, more commonly known as the ACL.

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Hip Pain in the Young Adults

Recent evidence suggests that abnormalities in the shape of the hip joint may be the primary cause of activity-related hip pain in young adults (late teens to forties) and the subsequent development of osteoarthritis in adults.

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Relief in Motion - Knowledge is a Prime Factor in Joint Pain Recovery

Arthralgia, otherwise know as joint pain, is one of the most common symptoms that lead to a visit with an orthopedic physician. There are many causes...

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