Is Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Right For You?

The objective is for the patient to end up with a stable, comfortable hip that lasts a long time. Whatever the choice of surgical procedure, it should serve that purpose. Everything is minimizing these days. There is minimally invasive knee surgery, spinal surgery, and heart surgery. We are all minimalists, at heart. Our goal is…

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Low Back Pain: Non-Discriminating Disorder

More than 80% of people experience low-back pain at some point in their lives, and yet the syndrome seems to present itself differently for each patient. Pain can come on suddenly, or gradually. It can be caused by a specific event, or by an unknown trigger. Generally it’s treated with conservative therapy and a dose of…

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Why You Should Choose Sports Medicine Over Physical Therapy For Your Sports Related Injury

Choosing the right medical specialist after your traumatic sports injury is a crucial step in the rehabilitation process. Your choice between a sports medicine physician and a physical therapist sets the tone for your recovery from the very beginning. When choosing between these two similar yet distinctly different forms of medical rehabilitation, it’s important to…

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Vehicle Accident Victims Need a Long-term Outlook

While there are a number of injuries that can result from a vehicle accident, a few principles should guide the patient. First, don’t dismiss those nagging aches and pains. Vehicle accidents, while their numbers have been falling over the past few decades, are still a common cause of neck and back injuries as well as a…

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