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How PRP Injections Can Help Your Joint Pain

Any form of chronic pain can disrupt your life, and joint pain is no exception. When your knees hurt, it’s hard to walk, and hand and wrist pain can make even simple tasks difficult. PRP injections may be a solution.

Jun 17th, 2021
How We Can Repair Your ACL With Knee Arthroscopy

Have you torn or ruptured your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)? If so, you may be trying to decide the best course of action to get you back on your feet and living your life. Knee arthroscopy is an effective treatment approach for ACL repair.

Mar 1st, 2021
Tips for Avoiding Arthritis

Do you have a family history of arthritis? Is it something you worry about developing? Although you can’t control all of the factors that contribute to arthritis, there are a few things you can do that may help limit your risk.

Feb 4th, 2021
The Role of Arthroscopy in Resolving Your Shoulder Pain

If you have persistent shoulder pain, arthroscopy may be an important part of your treatment. Arthroscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that can be used to diagnose or correct several different types of shoulder issues.

Jan 1st, 2021
Tips for Managing Joint Pain Over the Holidays

Chronic joint pain can put a damper on the joy of the holiday season, but if you prepare and plan ahead of time, you may be able to avoid additional pain. Here are our tips for managing joint pain during the winter holidays.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Most Common Causes of Hip Pain

Your hip is the largest and one of the most durable joints in your body. As strong as it is though, it’s still vulnerable to injury. This post describes some of the most common causes of hip pain.

Nov 9th, 2020
Posture Matters on the Job

You spend a lot of time at work. Even if your job isn’t physically demanding, it’s likely having an impact on your body. This post discusses why posture is important, especially if you have a desk job.

Oct 1st, 2020
Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis

If you’re developing arthritis in your knee, you may be wondering what kinds of treatments are available. There are several treatment options, depending on the state of your overall health and how advanced your knee arthritis is.

Sep 10th, 2020
6 Things that Can Cause an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Your Achilles tendon is critical to your ability to walk. If it ruptures, you ‘re likely to feel intense pain, and you may need surgery to repair the injury. This post describes common ways people rupture their Achilles tendons.

Aug 14th, 2020
Treating Facet Joint Problems with Stem Cell Therapy

Facet joint pain can impact your ability to work and do the things you enjoy. It can make it difficult for you to sleep or exercise, both of which are necessary parts of a healthy lifestyle. Stem cell therapy may be a treatment option for you.

Jul 16th, 2020
Sports Medicine and COVID-19: What You Should Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unimagined situation for most people, and there are a great many unanswered questions. What we should be doing about sports? Is it safe to play? What if someone gets hurt?

Jun 24th, 2020
Most Common Signs of Hip Dysplasia

Your hip joints allow for amazing mobility. Thanks to your hip joints you can walk, jump, run, kick, and enjoy marvelous movement. Hip dysplasia is a condition that causes pain and limits that mobility.

Mar 4th, 2020
Myths and Facts about Arthritis

Arthritis affects millions of Americans and is the leading cause of disability in adults. Despite these facts, many people have misconceptions about arthritis that may lead to delays in diagnosis and care.

Jan 9th, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy has been around for quite some time, and it promises relief for a variety of medical conditions. As you consider whether or not stem cell therapy would be a good choice, read on for more information on this therapy.

Dec 5th, 2019
What Are the Main Causes of Achilles Tendon Pain?

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think much about your Achilles tendon — until it starts to hurt. We discuss the main causes of Achilles tendon pain and what you can do to remedy it.

Nov 11th, 2019
Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

You know that being overweight is unhealthy. You may even know it leads to diabetes and heart disease. But did you know it could also affect your joints? Find out what those extra pounds mean to your knees and hips.

Oct 23rd, 2019
Tips for Avoiding Carpal Tunnel in an Office Job

Carpal tunnel seems almost unavoidable when you have an office job, especially if you spend most of your day on a computer. There are a couple of simple changes that you can make to prevent it though.

Sep 3rd, 2019
Life After an ACL Tear

The ACL is one of the key ligaments in your knee and a tear can be quite painful and debilitating. Worry not -- treatment and full recovery are possible. Here is a guide to help you navigate life after an ACL tear.

Jul 31st, 2019
What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective?

Platelet-rich plasma therapy is one of the newest and most effective ways to heal injured tissue, including muscles and tendons. Read on to find out why it’s so effective.

Jul 1st, 2019
Living With Arthritis (And What You Can Do About It)

You can live with arthritis without letting it ruin your life. Let us help you learn more about your options for managing the pain and stiffness that come with arthritis, the chronic inflammation in your joints.

Jun 4th, 2019
9 Ailments That Can Be Treated With Stem Cell Therapy

Regenerative medicine is making great strides in many areas of health care, including orthopedics. If you have a chronic condition or injury, stem cell therapy may help you avoid surgery and recover quickly. Discover the healing role of stem cells.

Feb 4th, 2019
How to Avoid an Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles tendon injuries affect athletes and non-athletes alike, and without proper medical treatment, they can cause a lot of pain and even long-term disability. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to prevent injury. Here's how.

Nov 30th, 2018
Knee Arthritis? 3 Nonsurgical Treatments to Try Before Surgery

Knee pain can slow you down, causing mobility problems and throbbing pain that kills concentration. While knee replacement surgery represents a life-changing procedure for many, there are alternative therapies to examine before choosing surgery.

Sep 18th, 2018

Bursitis is a common term, but people can mix it up with other joint pain caused by strains or injury.

Jun 15th, 2018

Because the hips feature large bones, many people don’t think of them when it comes to orthopedics.

Apr 15th, 2018
ACL 101

Since we just completed another football season, we’ve heard our share of “ACL injuries” from announcers on just about every game.

Mar 15th, 2018

Although in L.A. we don’t usually think of an off-season where we spend more time exercising indoors, in a normal year (unlike this year!) there are lots of rainy days and damp cool times to avoid.

Feb 15th, 2018

Arthritis and our joints are inexorably linked. Arthritis is a broad term that covers over 100 diseases, but its basic definition is “inflammation of the joints.”

Jan 15th, 2018

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Oct 3rd, 2017