Doctor Advice

Rehabilitation Therapy: Physical Therapist vs Athletic Trainer

In a time when the professional landscape of many fields is shifting due to the influx and influence of technology, social media and viral content, it is increasingly difficult to tell the difference between the newest health and wellness fad and actual science-based health advice, fitness coaching and rehabilitation. Likewise, Googling “do I need a […]

Peroneal Tendonitis: Causes and Treatment

Chronic ankle pain has a significant impact on quality of life. Peroneal tendonitis is an ankle condition primarily impacting athletes and runners, although people from all walks of life may suffer an ankle injury related to overuse. Prevention and treatment of peroneal tendonitis can keep your ankle flexible and reduce pain. What is peroneal tendonitis? […]

Why Treating Flat Foot Prevents Further Issues

Flat feet are very common and are typically painless – for most. Occasionally, flat feet can be a symptom of other problems in your foot’s bone structure, tendons, or an underlying medical condition. If your flat feet are causing pain or other difficulties, it’s time to call Heiden Orthopedics. Dr. Feria-Arias is our orthopedic surgeon […]

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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 […]

hammertoe

Hammertoe is a deformity that occurs in the middle joint of one or more toes. The condition causes the toe to bend unnaturally due to an imbalance in the muscles or tendons that stabilize your foot. Hammertoe can be caused by wearing ill-fitting shoes that crowd your toes or cause an unnatural bend, such high […]

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 […]