The shoulder is a complex structure made of three separate joints. They work together to give the shoulder a tremendous range of motion. Let's take a closer look at the main parts of the shoulder's anatomy.
Pain in your shoulder is not normal. Change in your mobility could indicate a serious issue that requires help. Our orthopedic shoulder procedures cover many areas of common procedures that can help when you are experiencing shoulder pain.
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This type of arthritis, also called "degenerative joint disease," is a breakdown of the cartilage in your hip joint. As this protective cartilage wears away, bone rubs against bone. Bony growths called "bone spurs" may form in the joint. Pain from osteoarthritis can keep you from being as active as you like.
If you believe you may have a disease involving your hip, or if you have had an injury, you may be wondering who can help. What kind of doctor should you go see?
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The knee is the body's largest joint. It's the place where three bones meet: the tibia, the femur and the patella. The knee is a "hinge" joint. It allows the leg to bend in one direction only. Let's take a closer look at the main parts of the knee's anatomy.
There are three main reasons one may need to have knee surgery: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or trauma to the knee. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, about 270,000 knee replacement surgeries are performed annually in the United States.
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This condition, commonly called tennis elbow, is an inflammation of the tendons that connect the muscles of the forearm to the elbow. The pain is primarily felt at the lateral epicondyle, the bony bump on the outer side of the elbow.
Anyone suffering from elbow pain knows how it changes their life. Even simple daily activities bring on excruciating pain and limited motion. Based on a consultation, we can determine if elbow surgery is the next step in treatment.
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Ligaments are fibrous, elastic bands of tissue that connect and stabilize the bones. An ankle sprain is a common, painful injury that occurs when one or more of the ankle ligaments is stretched beyond the normal range of motion. Sprains can occur as a result of sudden twisting, turning or rolling movements.
Over one million people in the United States sustain an ankle injury every year. Ankle pain can interfere with normal activities of daily living in ways many people don’t even realize.
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