Shoulder Pain After a Big Hit or Car Accident?
Shoulder Pain After a Big Hit or Car Accident?
It Could be a Dislocation Shoulder dislocations are synonymous with sports such as football and hockey but if you attempt to brace yourself with an extended arm after a fall in baseball, volleyball or gymnastics, you could be just as susceptible to a shoulder dislocation. No one wants to sideline themselves because of some shoulder …

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Are You Ready for Hip Surgery?
Are You Ready for Hip Surgery?
Who is a good candidate for hip replacement (arthroplasty), and how long should you wait before taking that route? Those are questions I hear almost daily. The answer is– no surprise here— complicated. It’s complicated in the way that hips, individuals, and lifestyles are complicated, each in its own way. First, there is the hip …

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How to Treat a Broken Finger
How to Treat a Broken Finger
While rarely a serious injury, broken finger bones can prove to be both painful and temporarily debilitating. Like any injury, however, they need to be treated correctly to ensure a fast and full recovery. Common Finger Injuries We use our hands to interact with our surroundings more than any other body part. We also use …

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What You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Restoration
What You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Restoration
What is Stem Cell Therapy? Stem cells, which can differentiate into any kind of human cell, are harvested from a patient’s bone marrow or blood, or a newborn’s umbilical cord. They can be used to treat several acute and chronic diseases, and research is ongoing into stem cell therapy for other conditions, such as diabetes, …

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How Long Should You Wait to Have Knee Surgery?
How Long Should You Wait to Have Knee Surgery?
  • Posted on February 25, 2022
  • by Dr. Jesse Shaw
  • Knee Pain
Delay or ASAP? It’s a question we hear over and over here in the clinic. « How long should I wait, Doc, before signing on for knee replacement surgery? » It’s a good question. The answer depends on each individual, his or her physical condition, age, lifestyle, and level of pain or disability. Generally, we recommend trying …

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