Hip pain is a very common problem that affects lots of people. The impact of hip pain on routine activities can be hard since it is a major weight-bearing joint. Unfortunately, some people live with hip pain for many years before seeking treatment, but they don’t have to. Let’s consider when to see a doctor for hip pain.
Most people have had back pain at some point in their lives. It is one of the leading reasons for missed work days in the US. The good news is most of the time back pain does get better with conservative therapy. Here are some non-surgical treatments for back pain.
An ACL injury is a very common knee injury that occurs in athletes and active individuals. Between 100,000 to 200,000 ACL ruptures occur in the US every year. Rotational stability is provided by this ligament and ACL reconstruction is usually the best treatment to restore full range of motion in young or active individuals.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Surgeons has recommended that non-emergency planned surgical procedures be postponed to help contain the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus and for patient safety. If your surgery is postponed, here are tips that can help in the meantime to reduce pain, preserve function, and get in the best possible shape for the surgery.
Telemedicine is changing the way people get face-to-face time with their doctors. It allows you to visit with your Orthopaedic surgeon without having to step outside your home. Of course, you need to be physically present at your doctor’s office to receive treatment such as injections , post op care or urgent orthopedic care, but at other times a telemedicine visit may be more convenient.