There’s nothing more exciting than stepping onto the field or court for a big game! Whether you are in the playoffs or enjoying a fun recreational scrimmage, protecting your health and performance is essential. Both professional athletes and weekend warriors are prone to sports injuries. When you are engaging in activities that put pressure on… Continue reading How to Prevent Sports Injuries – From Sports Medicine Doctors
One of our qualified physicians at Orthopedic Associates is Dr. Jeffery S. Cantrell. If you need immediate treatment for an injury, or you are looking for support in managing chronic pain, then Dr. Cantrell and the rest of our team are just a phone call away. We work hard to maintain a full range of… Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Jeffery S. Cantrell, M.D.
One of the benefits of visiting Orthopedic Associates is that you have access to a full range of services from a variety of specialists. Whether you are dealing with chronic pain or you need treatment for a recent injury, our doctors are just a call away to support your needs. With a team of 12… Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Kent F. Dickson, M.D.
As you learn about our staff of highly skilled doctors at Orthopedic Associates, it’s easy to find a specialist for your individual needs. By providing specialists in focused areas of orthopedic care, we are confident that we can provide excellence for a full range of medical conditions. Our offices have a team of 12 physicians… Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Dr. Giesler
You’ve tried pain medications, physical therapy, and other non-invasive treatments… and now the orthopedic doctor is recommending surgery. The idea of back surgery might seem overwhelming, but modern technology has resulted in incredible advances in the industry. A skilled surgeon can address the root cause of your pain, helping you overcome the chronic symptoms that… Continue reading An Overview of Back Surgery and Spine Surgery
Physician Spotlight: Dr. Heerwagen At Orthopedic Associates, we are proud to offer a team of 12 specialists who can assist with a full range of conditions. Orthopedic specialists have focused-training beyond medical school, giving them the knowledge and skills to specialize in a specific part of the body. While every orthopedic doctor has training in… Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Dr. Heerwagen
One small misstep off a curb or a turn of your ankle on the sports field can have lasting effects, taking you out of the game and making it hard to walk. When the ankle is overstretched or rolled, it can pull on the ligaments hard enough to cause a sprain. This injury is quite… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Sprained Ankles
Back pain is more than a minor inconvenience – it’s a medical concern that can disrupt every aspect of your life. When you are walking around with a sore back, you likely find it difficult to participate in some of your normal activities such as sports, work, and household responsibilities. Sometimes, serious back pain can… Continue reading What You Can Do About Back Pain
After a long night’s sleep, you should wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and energized for a new day. But people suffering from chronic pain sometimes find that the morning is difficult because they wake up with intense pain to start the day. Morning back pain can be frustrating, especially when you have a… Continue reading Do You Have Lower Back Pain in the Morning?
When you get home after your daily workout session, do you sometimes feel an aching in your shins? Running and jogging can be a great way to get your heart rate up, but it can be frustrating if you experience increasing pain because of shin splints. What are Shin Splints? You’ve probably heard this term… Continue reading What are Shin Splints?