A 101 Guide to Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Total Joint Replacement Surgery in Plano

Total joint replacement surgery is a safe and effective surgical treatment typically reserved for patients with chronic pain caused by osteoarthritis. Every year, millions of Americans visit joint sur...

Advice from a Neurosurgeon on Reducing Post-Surgery Brain Fuzziness

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Surgeons in all medical specialties have long pondered how the aging brain responds to anesthesia and surgery. In many cases, among patients of all age groups, there is often a minor cognitive decline...

Answering 5 FAQs about Arthritis Treatment

Treatment of Arthritis

Arthritis, also called “joint inflammation”, is an umbrella term used to describe around 200 joint disorders such as osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis, which cause pain, sti...

5 Common Causes of Neck and Lower Back Pain

Causes of Neck and Lower Back Pain

Back and neck pain are common problems that can, in extreme cases, lead to surgery. There are multiple causes of back and neck pain. People who sit continuously at their workstations are especially su...

It’s Your Wedding Day. Everything is Perfect. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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One Day Before… It’s hard to believe. No, it’s impossible to believe. The day you have been thinking about since you were a little girl – your wedding day – is only one day away! Yo...

Can Achy Joints Predict the Weather?

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Someone lucky enough to still have grandparents around may have heard them predict the likelihood of rain, based on the pain in their joints. While this prognostication prowess has been largely attrib...

The 5 Immutable Rules for Gardening Safety

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Gardening, whether it involves the blooming, landscaping variety or growing plants that yield fresh fruits, nuts, and vegetables, is one of the most popular hobbies on earth. One might say it is a per...

Traditional versus Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

Traditional versus Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

With a rapidly aging population in the United States, the demand for procedures such as hip replacement is only expected to rise. When considering hip replacement surgery it is important to know which...

3 Common Orthopedic Problems that Need your Attention

Common Orthopedic Problems for Which You Should See a Doctor

Although the musculoskeletal system is designed to provide support, stability, and movement to the body, any form of exertion or injury to the system can lead to orthopedic problems. Orthopedic proble...

Understanding Common Causes of Neck Pain

Treatment of Neck Pain

Neck pain is a globally pervasive problem that can in some instances lead to partial or complete disability. According to International Association for the Study of Pain, 30-50% of the world’s populat...