Does a Broken Shoulder Need Surgery?
You take a long walk with your dog when she sees a squirrel and takes off. Her leash tightens and pulls you to the ground. You fall on your shoul [...]
Why Knee and Joint Pain Increase When It’s Cold
You may have wondered: “Why do my legs hurt when it is cold?” Joint pains are symptoms of an injury or an underlying health condition. But cold w [...]
How Much You Should Walk After a Knee Replacement
After undergoing a knee replacement surgery, it’s normal to want to get back on your feet as fast as possible. Regular exercise can help restore you [...]
Hip Replacement Symptoms
An ailing hip can make doing the things you love uncomfortable or even impossible. If you're struggling with hip pain or stiffness that prevents [...]
How Long Does It Take for a Torn Meniscus to Heal Without Surgery?
Your knee comprises three bones — the shin bone or tibia, the thigh bone or femur and the kneecap or patella. Your meniscus is a piece of cartilage [...]
Top of Foot: Treatment Tips for Fracture, Sprain or Strain
Acute injuries such as fractures, strains and top-of-the-foot sprains can occur in people of all ages. Anyone can experience a twisted ankle, whic [...]
Making the Most of Virtual Physical Therapy
Conducting meetings and appointments from home has become a big part of our lives in recent years. Services like virtual telehealth appointments incre [...]
How Long Can a Concussion Last?
Say you take a blow to the head during a flag football game, then develop a headache and nausea — signs you know can indicate a concussion. You're i [...]
Why Sleeping on Your Side Is Killing Your Shoulder
When you wake up, you should feel refreshed and rejuvenated, but shoulder pain or aches may be getting in the way of a good night's sleep. If you are [...]
Everything You Need to Know About Surgical Scarring
As surgical techniques continue to advance, surgeons have been able to minimize the effects of extensive scarring. Despite this, scarring is still a p [...]
Is Bunion Surgery Worth It?
Bunions are one of the most common foot disorders. Some reports indicate that nearly 23% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 65 have bunions, [...]
Why Different Parts of the Body Heal at Different Rates
The human body consists of different tissue types, and certain types heal faster than others. Although healing varies based on your health history and [...]