Laser Therapy for Foot Pain
Not all pain responds to traditional treatment methods. Even when it does, recovery timelines sometimes feel excessively long for patients who need to get back to their regular routines. Laser therapy is an excellent treatment option for individuals experiencing chronic foot pain or athletes who need to speed up the healing of a foot or […]
What Does Shoulder Bursitis Feel Like?
Shoulder bursitis is a painful inflammatory condition that can make arm movement difficult and limit range of motion. There are a few different types of shoulder bursitis — acute, recurring, and even life-threatening — so it’s integral to see a shoulder specialist for a proper diagnosis. With guidance and an effective plan, many cases of […]
Tooele Specialties: Hip, Knee, and Shoulder
For those suffering from an acute injury or chronic pain, you know all too well the impact these things have on every moment of your life. When you’re hurt, basic daily functions and routine activities are difficult, if not impossible, without help and proper healing. Choosing the right practitioner to care for your pain or […]
Clinic Spotlight: Tooele Podiatry
Whether you’re facing a sudden injury or dealing with a painful issue that doesn’t seem to be getting better, deciding where to go and who to trust with your care can be difficult. The choice involves answering questions about which doctors are the best, how far you’ll have to drive to see them, and whether […]
What Is a Radial Fracture?
The radius and ulna are the two bones of the forearm that connect the elbow to the wrist. The radius is the thicker of these two bones and runs along the thumb side. Interestingly, the radius is shorter than the ulna, and it rotates when you twist your wrist so that it is always on […]
“I don’t bounce back like I used to.” Have you heard yourself say a version of this yet? As we age, previous injuries and wear and tear plague us in new ways. Hips, knees, and backs get achy — sometimes after a favorite athletic activity and sometimes because we’ve been too sedentary. Osteoarthritis (OA) is […]
Treating Ankle Tendonitis
Tendonitis is a common word, which makes it seem like a simple thing to treat. Its definition is straightforward: Tendonitis is inflammation (“-itis”) of tendons, the strong tissue bands that connect muscle to bone. Its treatment, however, isn’t something that should be glossed over. While some tendonitis cases respond to consistent home treatment, others require […]
Do All ACL Tears Require Surgery?
ACL tear surgery repairs or replaces an injured anterior cruciate ligament, which is the band of soft tissue that runs down the middle of the knee and connects your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). Partially torn ACLs may not need surgery, but completely torn ACLs cannot heal on their own and require surgical repair […]
What Causes Elbow Bursitis?
Also known as Popeye’s elbow, elbow bursitis has the characteristic look of a bulbous lump on the tip of one’s elbow. Elbow bursitis is caused by a hard blow to the elbow, an extended period of pressure on the tip of the elbow, an infection, or certain medical conditions like arthritis and gout. Most cases […]
How to Heal an AC Separation
We use our shoulders for a wide range of movements. They allow us to raise, swing, bend, and rotate our arms. Thanks to them, we can throw a ball and scratch our noses. Our shoulders are the most flexible joint in our bodies and also the most complex. The flexibility of our shoulders does not […]