The Road To Recovery: How To Safely Heal After Knee Surgery

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The best way to recover from knee replacement surgery is to be an active participant. You will bounce back quicker as long as you make an effort to heal. It seems like the minute you feel better you c...

Alternative Treatment Options for Low Back Pain

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Lower back pain is a common problem that affects a large majority of American adults. Each year millions of people see a doctor for lower back pain treatment. Back pain can start suddenly and last for...

6 Ways To Get Rid Of Neck Pain

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Time to get rid of that old pillow! You woke up for the third time this month with a stiff neck. You think, “There must be some way to help prevent or ease my neck pain!” The physicians participating ...

Ball-and-Socket: What Does Shoulder Surgery Involve?

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One day you’re out playing a round of golf only to find that after your first swing, your shoulder is in severe pain. When you see your doctor about it, he or she suggests shoulder surgery. Each year ...

4 Common Types of Arthritis that Affect the Hand and Wrist

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The hand and wrist have a number of ligaments, muscles, and bones, and damage to any of these can affect movement. If you experience mild or severe hand and wrist pain, it could be a sign of arthritis...

Knee Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Chronic knee pain makes it a challenge for a patient to lead a normal life. The issue causes considerable discomfort in walking, sitting, relaxing and even sleeping. Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerat...

Prolonged Shoulder and Elbow Pain: A Sign of Bursitis or Tendinitis

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Bursitis and tendinitis, also known as soft tissue rheumatic syndromes, cause swelling around the bones, muscles and joints. Many instances of shoulder and elbow pain are mistaken as joint pain caused...

3 Ways to Alleviates Pain & Helps Patients Avoid Post-Operative Addiction

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It seems as if every day there is another media story like this one on NBC’s Today Show about the dangers of patients becoming addicted to pain medicines. This typically occurs after surgery when the...

Underutilized Treatment Options for Joint Replacement Patients

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Dr. Kwame Ennin, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery and participating physician in the referral program of Texas Health Spine and Orthopedic Center, in Plano TX, spoke at ...

Degenerative Disc Disease 101: An All-in-One Guide

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Continuous turning and twisting can take a toll on the neck and back. Blame it on increasingly hectic lifestyles or deteriorating diet, the fact remains the same that approximately two out of three in...