Doctor Advice

Are You Experiencing Pain, Numbness or Weakness in Your Hand? You May Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pain, numbness or weakness in your hands? Do you notice a tingling sensation when you’re holding things like your phone or the steering wheel? Does this happen more frequently at night or when you first wake up? You may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS. It develops slowly, usually in your dominant […]

Hip Surgery Recovery: What to Expect

Hip surgery recovery is very important to understand after your procedure. In other words, hip surgery recovery is vital to regaining the movement of your hip so that you can get back to the activities you love, pain-free. There are many types of hip surgeries, from Partial Hip Replacement to Revision Hip Replacement to Total […]

What Can Cause Heel Pain and Treatment Options

People may experience heel pain throughout the course of their lives. There are multiple causes so if you are experiencing pain in your heel, you should seek an accurate diagnosis from a podiatric foot and ankle surgeon. Causes of Pain There are many causes for heel pain. A stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation and […]

Elbow Injuries: An Epidemic in Baseball

There is an epidemic of elbow injuries in youth baseball. As an Orthopedic Surgeon who focuses on Sports Medicine it is frightening to see the increase in the number of young players undergoing Tommy John surgery to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament. Tommy John surgery, or ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCL) is a procedure in […]

Advances in technology have allowed knee replacements to be more precise and more efficient. A recent advancement that many are turning to is called MAKOplasty it is a robot designed to perform knee replacements and partial knee replacements with safer and more precise cuts to bone and tissue. Knees can degenerate overtime due to osteoarthritis. […]

Technology has improved surgical accuracy for those suffering with hip problems. MAKOplasty is a robotic-assisted procedure for partial-knee and total-hip replacements. The robot aids in providing precision and helps in multiple ways: first it allows us to remove the diseased bone and maintain healthy bone. Next it allows perfect positioning of all components of your […]