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When Do You Need Surgery?

If you have a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis or even an issue with the tissue in arms, legs, or back, then you’ve probably been led to believe that surgery is your only option. This couldn’t be further from the truth. You might benefit from a…

Join Us for a Free Joint Pain Seminar!

If you are suffering from joint pain in your hip or knee, Dr Kevin Darr’s free seminar on Thursday, April 25 will be a great way for you to learn more about new ways to treat joint pain in a friendly and informal environment. At…

Tips for a Successful Replacement Surgery Recovery

Replacement surgery is a serious life-changing procedure that can improve your life, but it can also require a long recovery and rehabilitation. Your doctor’s recommendations should be followed precisely to ensure a positive outcome. Here are just some of the tips to help improve your…

Preparing for Replacement Surgery

If you have decided to take the ‘step’ towards getting your hip or knees replaced, congratulations! However, surgery is a serious undertaking that can take a toll on you if you don’t do it right. Here are some tips on how to prepare for your…

Common Injuries in Winter Climates and How to Avoid Them

When you’re in colder climates, winter conditions can bring risks to your body if you’re not careful. They tend to be ice- and snow-related, including falling or slipping, muscle strain, or winter activity accidents. As you age, your risk of injury tends to increase, and…

Robots in the Surgery Room?

Medical technology has advanced to such an extent that there is so much we can do in the operating room, with greater precision, better outcomes, and quality results. A lot of this is due to the improvements in tools and equipment we use in surgery….

What to do when your osteoarthritis flares up

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects your tissue, cartilage, and your bones and joints. The damage is not reversible without some type of surgery, such as total joint replacements. Sometimes depending on your situation, you may experience a ‘flare-up’, when your condition suddenly becomes…

When Should You See an Orthopedic Doctor?

An orthopedic specialist is a medical professional who primarily deals with conditions involving your muscles, joints, and bones. Of course, orthopaedic doctors are not the only physicians trained to help you with your musculoskeletal needs, as other specialists including neurologists, physical therapists, rehabilitation doctors, and…

What Can Your Fat Do for You?

Regenerative medicine comes in many forms, and one of the most exciting advancements in regenerative medicine is using different parts of your body to treat a number of conditions, one of which is fat cells. Read on to find out more! Adipose tissue, or fat,…

Finding Balance in 2019 with ARP Therapy

As 2019 is underway, you may have made a number of resolutions. Is maximizing your exercise and athletic performance one of them? Have you been riddled with an injury in the past and nervous about what treatment, or surgery, will be coming down the path?…

Is a Partial Knee Replacement Right for Me?

Most knee joint problems are due to the cartilage wearing away in the knee. Cartilage helps absorb the shock as a result of movement in joints. Without it, bones would be scraping against each other, causing inflammation, pain, and stiffness. Movement is severely restricted as…

Do You Need a Knee Replacement?

One of the more common complaints of getting older is that joints don’t work as well as they used to. When this occurs in the knee, this can spell serious trouble: pain, becoming chair-bound, and losing the ability to take care of yourself. This loss…

What Is the ARDMS?

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring the different boards and organizations that certify doctors to provide the services and therapies that help you heal and recover. This week we’ll discuss the ARDMS. The ARDMS stands for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography,…

What is the ABRM?

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring the different boards and organizations that certify doctors to provide the services and therapies that help you heal and recover. This week, we’ll look at the ABRM. The ABRM stands for the American Board of Regenerative Medicine…

What is the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery?

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring the different boards and organizations that certify doctors to provide the services and therapies that help you heal and recover. This week, we discuss the ABOS. The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery was founded in 1934 to…

What is the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons?

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring the different boards and organizations that certify doctors to provide the services and therapies that help you heal and recover. This week, we’ll look at the AAOS. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was founded in 1933…

How Regular Exercise Can Help Knee Pain

It may not make much sense at first that exercising the knee can help relieve the symptoms of knee pain, but this is backed by both scientific and anecdotal evidence. There are many reasons why people suffering from knee pain should give exercise a try,…

Therapies for Foot and Ankle Pain

It’s no fun to experience pain at any time, but it’s especially no walk in the park to experience foot or ankle pain – literally. Our feet are what we use daily to get around, and to experience pain there of all places can mean…

What is BMAC, and how can it help me?

In a nutshell, what is BMAC? As a type of regenerative therapy, BMAC (Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrate) therapy is an exciting treatment option that promotes healing and reduces recovery downtime by tapping into your own body’s healing abilities. This is accomplished by extracting bone marrow…