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Signs Your Bones Aren’t Healthy

Many people ignore their bones until they break one. However, there are often subtle clues an issue is brewing before fractures occur. And most importantly? Learning to spot them can help you take action sooner and even avoid problems altogether.
Jan 1st, 2023

How to Work Out When You Have a Fracture

Breaking a bone may seem like the perfect excuse to become a couch potato. However, remaining physically active plays an essential role in the recovery process. Keep reading to learn how to exercise when you have a fracture.
Dec 1st, 2022

Bone Health Habits Every Woman Should Embrace Today

Did you know your bones are constantly changing? This process involves continuously breaking down and making bone tissue. However, it also starts to slow with age, putting you at risk of weak or brittle bones. But there are things you can do to help.
Nov 1st, 2022

What Are the Remedies for Malunion and Nonunion?

When bones heal improperly — or not at all — it can lead to significant pain and loss of movement. But expert care can correct the problem, ease your pain, and restore function in the area. Keep reading to learn how.
Oct 1st, 2022

Common Causes of Orthopaedic Polytrauma

All traumatic injuries require expert care. But it’s even more vital when you have multiple injuries at one time — or polytrauma. They aren’t always life-threatening, but they can impact your quality of life. See what’s often behind these injuries.
Sep 1st, 2022

What’s Involved in Hip Preservation Surgery?

When you have hip pain or disease, it’s easy to assume that joint replacement is your only option. However, hip preservation procedures can address numerous issues early on, delaying or preventing more serious degeneration. Read on to learn more.
Aug 1st, 2022

Understanding Your Musculoskeletal System

Have you ever wondered how your body moves? Or why certain types of injuries can cause pain while others lead to stiffness or mobility issues? It all comes down to your musculoskeletal system. Keep reading to learn more.
Jul 1st, 2022

My Abdomen Was Injured During an Assault: Can You Help?

Traumatic events can cause significant and complex damage to delicate parts of the body, like the abdomen. They can also be challenging to identify at the time of the trauma, leading to ongoing problems. But an orthopaedic trauma specialist can help.
Jun 1st, 2022

Can an Osteotomy Correct My Hip Dysplasia?

Do you have pain, a limp, or instability in your hip because of dysplasia? An osteotomy can restore joint function, alignment, and prevent additional deterioration. Keep reading to learn more.
Apr 1st, 2022

Treatment for Your Open Fracture

Broken bones often require specialized care to avoid long-term complications. However, it’s even more of a priority when they pierce the skin. Keep reading to learn more about treating open fractures.
Mar 6th, 2022

4 Recovery Tips for Your Anterior Hip Replacement

Hip replacement surgeries using the interior approach come with fewer risks, faster recoveries, and restored mobility with less pain. However, you still have to take the right steps to support the healing process. Keep reading to learn more.
Feb 1st, 2022

I’m Bowlegged: Can Osteotomy Help?

Legs can become bow-legged for a variety of reasons, and you can even have the condition from birth. However, no matter what caused your alignment problem, it can lead to worsening issues and chronic pain. Fortunately, osteotomy could help.
Jan 1st, 2022

Can My Orthopaedic Trauma Be Treated Nonsurgically?

Hearing the word trauma causes a lot of assumptions, especially when it comes to an injury. However, each one is different, so they all require personalized treatment. For some, that could mean nonsurgical solutions. Read on to learn more.
Dec 8th, 2021

How Tertiary Reconstruction Can Preserve Your Hip

If you had one or two providers who couldn’t correct your hip injury, tertiary reconstruction could provide solutions. Keep reading to learn how this specialized service can help, even after a traumatic injury.
Nov 9th, 2021

Complications of Hip Malunion

Did you break a hip or have joint replacement surgery that didn’t heal correctly? This problem, known as malunion, can trigger a variety of issues. However, there are solutions. Keep reading to learn more.
Oct 12th, 2021

Who Needs an Osteotomy?

An osteotomy involves cutting and reshaping bones. But what does that mean exactly, and how do you know if you need this specialized procedure? Keep reading to learn more about this procedure and what it can do for you.
Sep 6th, 2021

How To Avoid a Fracture

Broken bones may be a common problem, but that doesn’t mean they’re inevitable. Keep reading to learn what causes them as well as the steps you can take to avoid these types of injuries.
Aug 6th, 2021

Recovery After Polytrauma

Recovering from one injury can be hard enough, but sustaining several at once can make the process even more difficult. However, working with a polytrauma specialist can help you manage the challenges ahead.
Jul 7th, 2021

5 Signs of Hip Malunion

When your broken hip or joint replacement heals incorrectly, you have a malunion. This problem can happen to any bone in your body, especially the hip joint. Here’s how to spot a problem and get help.
Jun 21st, 2021

Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia: What to Expect

If you have misaligned hip joints because of dysplasia, an osteotomy could significantly ease your symptoms and restore mobility. Keep reading to see how this procedure reshapes your hip to improve joint function.
May 4th, 2021

5 Benefits of Anterior Hip Replacement

Advancements in surgical techniques have made joint replacement surgeries more successful than ever, especially when they involve the hip. Keep reading to learn more about the anterior approach and what makes it a great option.
Apr 1st, 2021

Have Multiple Traumatic Injuries? We Can Help

Unfortunately, when you experience a traumatic event, it’s common to experience more than one significant injury. Fortunately, an orthopaedic trauma specialist has extensive experience providing expert care in these unique situations. Learn how.
Mar 4th, 2021

How an Osteotomy Can Help Your Fracture

If you have joint damage or a broken bone that isn’t healing properly, it could be time to consider an osteotomy. This specialized procedure reshapes bones to correct problems affecting movement, growth, or causing pain. Keep reading to learn more.
Feb 1st, 2021

Help for Your Hip Malunion

Do you still have hip pain after a break, joint replacement, or reconstructive surgery? It’s possible your hip didn’t heal properly. Fortunately, there are ways to address this problem to restore your comfort and mobility. Keep reading to learn more.
Jan 28th, 2021

What You Need to Know About Orthopaedic Trauma Injuries

Understanding orthopaedic trauma isn’t something most people worry about until they or someone close to them has an accident that causes serious injury to bones and muscles. These are the specialties of an orthopaedic trauma surgeon.
Dec 8th, 2020

Understanding the Different Types of Fractures

Sticks and stones, the nursery rhyme assures us, break bones. However, most fractures result from accidents or falls, with some coming from overuse, bone conditions, or cancers. Fractures are grouped in several classes, according to type.
Nov 19th, 2020

Getting Back to Normal After a Polytraumatic Injury

Violent accidents, injuries, or assaults can damage your body in more than just one way, a type of injury called polytraumatic. Depending on your combination of injuries, your treatment and recovery could be challenging and lengthy.
Sep 3rd, 2020

Reasons You Might Need an Anterior Hip Replacement

Your hip is the largest ball and socket joint in the body, requiring a major incision for replacement surgery. Anterior approaches minimize damage to surrounding tissue, leading to faster recovery.
Aug 13th, 2020

Why Do I Need an Osteotomy?

Joint problems sometimes develop right from birth, long before the wear and tear of osteoarthritis begins. A preventive procedure called osteotomy realigns the bones where they connect to joints. Here’s why you might need one.
Jun 10th, 2020

What is Polytrauma?

In a violent confrontation or accident, injuries can add up quickly. The medical world uses the term “polytrauma” when describing multiple injuries to your body. Polytrauma identifies a patient in serious and possibly life-threatening conditions.
May 6th, 2020

Fracture After Total Hip Replacement

While pain-free living is the best part of a total hip replacement, your joint remains vulnerable to injury due to falls or accidents. When the bone breaks around a hip prosthesis, you have a serious condition that likely requires surgery to fix.
Mar 16th, 2020

Correcting Your Poorly Healed Fracture

Though it’s rare for bones to not heal after medical treatment, it does happen occasionally. Your bone may be slow to heal, it could mend out of alignment, or it may not rejoin at all. There are treatments for poorly healed fractures.
Apr 14th, 2020