Doctor Advice

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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of knee arthritis, and is characterized by degeneration of cartilage in the joint. The cartilage in your knee facilitates movement, protecting and padding the joint. When it starts to deteriorate, you may experience pain or other symptoms of knee arthritis that make everyday movements or exercise painful or difficult.  […]

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As you age, maintaining a healthy, balanced diet full of nutrients is a critical part of body and bone health. Certain foods and supplements can help you prevent osteoporosis, along with a plethora of other health benefits. Boosting your diet with vitamin-rich foods will help you look and feel your best. Best Foods for Osteoporosis […]

hip labral tear

Hip pain can be easily disregarded, but can eventually impact your ability to move and perform daily activities like walking, running, and standing up, among others. Hip labral tears are common in athletes or those who put immense strain on their hip joints. Dr. Daniel Gibbs provides some of the most highly-regarded hip labral tear […]

ski season

Hitting the slopes during winter is one of the greatest advantages of living near beautiful mountains. Whether you are an avid skier or brand new to the sport, an injury called skier’s thumb could put you out of commission for a considerable amount of time. What is Skier’s Thumb? Skier’s thumb doesn’t just happen to […]

Thumb Arthritis Surgery

While the thumb has amazing dexterity, it can also become inflamed or injured as a result of overuse. The use of your thumb is invaluable, and that’s why Heiden Orthopedics wants to help you heal with professional, personalized care. What You Need to Know About Arthritis of the Thumb The basal joint is at the […]

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Hip arthroscopy has been refined over the last few decades as smaller cameras have become available in the medical field. Arthroscopic procedures provide minimally invasive options for diagnosis and treatment of many hip conditions. Dr. Daniel Gibbs is a dedicated orthopedic surgeon who focuses on the hip, knee, and shoulder. He has worked with countless […]

Preventing the Most Common Exercise Related Injuries

Exercise has numerous health benefits and can help you look and feel at your best. However, an injury can happen at any time, even for the most experienced or physically fit individuals. Some injuries can put you out of commission for weeks or even months. By adhering to a few simple prevention tips, you can […]