FREE Hip & Knee Community Seminar

GET A LEG UP ON HIP & KNEE PAIN! FREE COMMUNITY SEMINAR by Ryan Klinefelter, MD Do you have hip or knee pain? Join Dr. Michael Cannone, Orthopedic Surgeon at this free seminar where he discusses common causes of hip and knee pain, and current treatment/relief options. Kristian Graham, OrthoNeuro PT will join to answer questions […]

Hand Tremor: Could it be Parkinson’s Disease or a Hereditary Tremor

HAND TREMOR: COULD IT BE PARKINSON’S DISEASE OR A HEREDITARY TREMOR by Gregory Todd, PA-S Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Essential Tremor (ET) are neurological disorders that affect movement. Both disorders are associated with tremors in the arms but the timing and characteristics of the tremor can help distinguish between PD and ET. Each disorder can interfere with activities […]

How to Manage Your Knee Pain

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR KNEE PAIN by B. Rodney Comisar, MD How is knee pain best managed? Initial treatment is directed at eliminating inciting activities if possible, in conjunction with icing, Tylenol, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs). Knee braces and assistive devices for ambulation (cane, crutches, walker) can also be employed. An exercise program incorporating stretching, muscle […]

Holiday Tips: Thaw that Frozen Shoulder

HOLIDAY TIPS: THAW THAT FROZEN SHOULDER by Boston Gregg Prolonged shoulder pain? Decreased range of mobility, and joint stiffness? Could be frozen shoulder. What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder (Adhesive capsulitis) is a common orthopedic condition that gradually limits the range of mobility in the shoulder joint. Often caused by the development of adhesions or […]

Spine Pain Shooting Down Your Arm Or Leg? Could Be Herniated Disc

SPINE PAIN THAT SHOOTS DOWN YOUR ARM OR LEG? COULD BE A HERNIATED DISC by Courtney Gittins The bones (vertebrae) that form the spine (backbone) are cushioned by small, round, flat discs. When these discs are damaged from an injury, normal wear and tear, or disease, they may bulge abnormally or break open. A herniated disc occurs […]

Hip Impingement

Hip Impingement What is hip impingement, and how is it treated? BOOK ONLINE Home Hip impingement, clinically referred to as femoroacetabular impingement, is a painful condition that occurs when abnormal bone growth in the hip joint gives the bones an irregular shape.  As a result, your bones don’t fit together correctly, which leads to damage […]

What is a high ankle sprain? Why is it different from regular sprains?

WHAT IS A HIGH ANKLE SPRAIN? WHY IS IT DIFFERENT FROM REGULAR SPRAINS? by Courtney Gittins A high ankle sprain is also referred to as a syndesmotic sprain. They are called high ankle sprains because the ligaments injured are located above the ankle rather than the more common sprained ankle where the ligaments are outside […]

Don’t let limited shoulder mobility limit you

DON’T LET LIMITED SHOULDER MOBILITY LIMIT YOU by Boston Gregg Degeneration in the shoulder joint can be caused by a variety of different factors. Understanding the causation of degeneration also assist in understanding how to treat it. Common conditions and serious injuries that can lead to limited shoulder mobility: Dislocation – the humerus (long arm bone) […]

Deck the Halls and Avoid Falls

DECK THE HALLS AND AVOID FALLS by Jessica M. Fike, OMS-IV As Andy Williams sang, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year;” that is, unless you end up spending it at the doctor’s office or hospital with a holiday-related injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2015 almost 69,000 visits to […]

Daily headache? You may be suffering from rebound headaches

DAILY HEADACHE? YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM REBOUND HEADACHES. by Boston Gregg “Does anyone have anything to get rid of this headache?” When the usual headache strikes, we reach for over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic medicine like aspirin or ibuprofen. But what do you do when you have already taken medicine and your headache comes back? According to […]