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What is XLIF Spine Surgery and Is It Right for Me?

Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) is a relatively new and advanced approach to spinal fusion surgery. During this procedure, the patient is positioned on their side, and the spine is accessed from the side of the body, in what is known as the lateral approach. This is different from traditional...


Find Relief of Knee Pain with Visco-3, a Natural Substance Found in the Body

Find Relief of Knee Pain with Visco-3, a Natural Substance Found in the Body

Treatment for Advanced Osteoarthritis When painkillers and steroids are no longer effective for alleviating knee pain and keeping up daily routines, there are a number of different options for treatment. At this stage, many patients elect for knee replacement surgery. Since surgery is the riskiest approach to treating OA, patients often...


Hip and Joint Replacement Surgery

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery: How Is It Done?

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure where parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic device called a prosthesis or implant. The prosthesis is designed to reproduce the shape and motion of the normal joint. A joint is an area in...


Common Sports-Related Foot Injuries

Common Sports-Related Foot Injuries

Foot injuries are very common among athletes. The feet of athletes are often under a lot of stress, which makes them vulnerable to injury. People who actively take part in athletic activities constantly put themselves at risk of sustaining injuries. Here are four common foot injuries athletes experience. Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is...


According to a new study, it is safe for patients who have undergone rotator cuff repair to return to driving just two weeks after surgery.

Study examines rotator cuff surgery patient’s return to driving

Typical shoulder sling following rotator cuff repair. According to a new study, it is safe for patients who have undergone rotator cuff repair to return to driving just two weeks after surgery. Orthopaedic advice for this has traditionally been 4-6 weeks, and if you consult various practices and authorities across the...


VISCO offers lasting knee pain relief

Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. This painful condition develops slowly and worsens over time. Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis patients tend to try out many different treatment options to manage pain including pain relievers, physical therapy and...


Hip bursitis most often involves the bursa that covers the greater trochanter of the femur or the iliopsoas bursa. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed pain in the hip is the result.

Bursitis of the Hip, painful but treatable

What’s a bursea? Bursae are small, jelly-like sacs found around the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and heel. These sacs contain fluid and are set between bones and joints to help reduce friction. Bursitis is a condition that happens when the bursa becomes inflamed. Hip bursitis most often involves the bursa that...


Toe and forefoot fractures often result from trauma or direct injury to the bone.

Getting Help with Toe and Forefoot Fractures

Did you know that almost one quarter of all the bones in the human body can be found in the feet? All these bones work in harmony to keep us on our feet and moving. And, when a bone is broken or fractured the results can be very painful, but...