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 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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Options for Effectively Treating a Painful Bone Spur
Options for Effectively Treating a Painful Bone Spur
When a Bone Spur Feels Like a Dagger The most common cause of bone spurs results from the body adding new bone near the site of damage from osteoarthritis. Bone spurs are one of our body’s clumsy ways of showing support. You’re getting older. (Who isn’t?) You have osteoarthritis. You have thinning cartilage, joints that don’t …

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What Makes Our Clinic So Effective At Treating Knee Injuries?
What Makes Our Clinic So Effective At Treating Knee Injuries?
Our knees are two of the most important joints in our bodies. When one, or both, are injured, it can be debilitating. This is why knee surgery of any kind is vitally important in terms of successful remediation of the initial concern and minimal side effects. All-Pro Orthopedics is able to achieve both through our …

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Spine Surgery For Sports Injuries
Spine Surgery For Sports Injuries
  Participation in sporting events is the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries for Americans ages 30 and younger. Of these injuries, more than half of catastrophic sports injuries are cervical spine injuries (emedicine). Other common sports injuries that involve spine health are a result of repetitively overusing the structures that support the spine. …

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