Meniscus Tear

Meniscus Tear

Meniscus Tear Written by: Ben Piller What Is the Meniscus? The meniscus is a “wedge-shaped” piece of rubbery cartilage that fits between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone). There are two menisci in every knee as part of the normal anatomy of the human...
Gluteus Medius Tear

Gluteus Medius Tear

Gluteus Medius Tear Written by: Ben Piller What Is the Gluteus Medius? The gluteus medius is one of your three gluteal muscles. It is located along the side of your hip and sits underneath your main gluteal muscle, the gluteus maximus. The gluteus medius is one of the...
Causes of Hip Pain in Females

Causes of Hip Pain in Females

Causes of Hip Pain in Females Written by: Jamie Sheehan, B.S., OMSII Medically reviewed by: Dr. Ying H. Chen, D.O., FACOS Conditions That Can Cause Hip Pain There are several causes of hip pain in females that stem from different conditions. Some of the different...
Hand Surgery Recovery: What You Need to Know

Hand Surgery Recovery: What You Need to Know

Hand Surgery Recovery: What You Need to Know Written by: Jamie Swickard Medically reviewed by: Dr. Jeff Gittins What Is the Typical Hand Surgery Recovery Time? Recovering from hand surgery can range anywhere from a few days for simpler procedures to a few months...
Pain in Neck and Jaw

Pain in Neck and Jaw

Pain in Neck and Jaw Written by: Jamie Sheehan, B.S., OMSII Medically reviewed by: Ying H. Chen, D.O., FACOS Neck and Jaw Pain: What Is the Connection? Due to their close anatomical proximity, neck pain and jaw pain are often correlated. Many ligaments and jaw muscles...