The nerves and cells running through the spinal cord are critical for sending messages between the brain and the rest of the body. If an injury happens that affects these nerves, then it can have a domino effect resulting in pain and functionality concerns. Spinal nerve damage can be minor and can cause small inconveniences… Continue reading Common Questions About Spinal Nerve Damage
Most people have heard the term “orthopedics,” but they are unsure if or when they need to see this type of doctor. And if orthopedic services are necessary, then where should you go to find a specialist? This medical specialty is a valuable resource for patients experiencing joint or bone pain, which happens to most… Continue reading What Is an Orthopedic Doctor?
When you are dealing with chronic pain or an ongoing injury, then an orthopedic specialist can be a great resource to assist with your recovery. Not only do orthopedic doctors assist with injury treatment, but they also provide sports medicine consultation to help optimize and improve your performance in the game. At Orthopedic Associates, we… Continue reading Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Dr. Neal
When an orthopedic injury happens, it is often necessary to schedule surgery to repair the physical injury. A good surgeon helps to correct the problem and optimize your recovery, ensuring the best possible results in the future. How do you know when you need to talk to an orthopedic surgeon? If you are experiencing any… Continue reading What Qualifies As Orthopedic Surgery?
Neck pain is not only uncomfortable, but it could be a sign of an underlying condition that needs to be addressed: herniated disc disease, arthritis, spinal stenosis, and more. If you are experiencing acute or chronic neck pain, then it might be time to visit a specialist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. The truth… Continue reading Can Orthopedic Surgeons Relieve Neck Pain?
Orthopedic doctors specialize in injuries and conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, including the tendons, bones, ligaments, joints, and nerves. While general practitioners can help with minor injuries, seeing an orthopedic specialist for serious or chronic conditions is best. Orthopedics for Acute Injuries and Chronic Conditions Special medical attention is necessary to support proper healing and… Continue reading What Can an Orthopedic Doctor Diagnose?
You’re ready to find solutions for your back pain, but where do you turn to find the right back doctors for these treatments? Your primary care physician or family doctor would likely refer you to see a back specialist: a provider with unique training specifically for diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the back and spine.… Continue reading The Expert Back Doctors at Orthopedic Associates
A report from the Arthritis Foundation suggests that more than 60 million adults have some form of arthritis. So, the likelihood of you or someone you love being affected by this condition is high. Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis – and one of the reasons patients seek support from their primary care physician.… Continue reading How Orthopedic Doctors Help Osteoarthritis
It can happen in an instant: an accident on the sports field or tripping on the rug can result in a broken bone that requires immediate treatment. There are 206 bones in the human body, and countless ways these bones can be broken. These bones work together to support your movement and structure. If something… Continue reading For Broken Bones, Visit an Orthopedic Specialist
If an orthopedic condition is causing pain or mobility issues, you might assume that surgery is your only option. While there are many benefits from orthopedic surgery for specific situations, we also offer a range of minimally-invasive treatments. When surgery is required, you have access to a team of top-notch orthopedic surgeons with years of… Continue reading What Are Common Alternatives to Orthopedic Surgery?