Spine pain is a very common condition and represents the most common category of musculoskeletal pain. Spine pain can have a major negative impact on one’s quality of life. It can cause loss of productive work, inability to enjoy leisure activities and, in time, lead to frustration, anxiety and secondary depression. Often, neck and back pain resolve in time and
Is it time for new shoes?
Love your old pair of tennis shoes? Find out why you may want to replace that torn-up pair of shoes with newer, more comfortable footwear. While you may feel out of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them can put you at risk for injury. As time passes, running shoes start losing stability as
Minimally Invasive Procedures
A recent trend in surgery has nearly become standard. Read more to find out what makes a procedure minimally invasive and how it can benefit the patient. Surgeries that are categorized as minimally invasive involve one or a few small incisions as opposed to traditional open surgeries. At roughly three inches long, these small incisions minimize damage to the muscles
Knee Replacement: Signs & Symptoms
As the most common joint replacement procedure performed, there is extensive information available on the topic of knee replacements. However, most of the information provided will not answer all of your questions-particularly whether the time is right for you to consider a new knee joint. Knee replacement surgery is a major procedure and requires a significant amount of consideration. It
Is Holding Your Child Causing Hand & Wrist Pain?
If you are experiencing pain in your hand or wrist when holding your child, you may be suffering from a condition known as mommy’s thumb. Find out what causes this condition that is becoming increasingly common in American households as well as the treatment recommendations from Premier Bone & Joint Centers. Formally called deQuervain’s tendonitis, mommy’s thumb is described as