If you have hip, knee and shoulder issues because of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or other joint related conditions and injuries, our surgeons will use the most advanced tools and techniques for joint replacement and reconstruction; and revision surgeries.
Physical therapy is a big part of recovering from a surgery. Our surgeon will work closely with our rehab specialists who will be a core part of your care team.
Degenerative disc disease is the term for normal changes in your spinal discs that occur with aging. Spinal discs are soft and compressible and act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing you to bend, twist, etc.
With age there are changes to the discs because of injury, loss of fluid, tears, cracks, etc.
The degenerative disc condition typically occurs in the lower back and neck. Depending on the location of the affected disc, you may experience severe pain in your back, neck, arm and leg.
Fibromyalgia is caused by a number of factors including genetics, psychological or physical trauma or infections. You are more likely to develop fibromyalgia if you have other conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or lupus.
Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than are men. While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, a variety of medications can help control symptoms. Exercise, relaxation and stress-reduction measures also may help.
Musculoskeletal medicine helps in treating conditions affecting your muscles and bones, which can greatly limit your daily activities. Our physicians and nurse practitioners help treat your condition as well as help you manage pain.
A sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the bone or soft tissue. Soft tissues are the tissues that connect, support, or surround the body's organs and structures. They include muscle, tendon, synovial tissue (around joints), fat, blood vessels, lymph vessels, and nerves. Sarcomas are divided into two main groups – bone sarcomas and soft tissue sarcomas. They are further sub-classified according to the type of cell found in the tumor. They all share certain microscopic characteristics and have similar symptoms.
Though spine conditions are common, very few people need spinal. However, if you require surgery, our orthopaedic physicians will work closely with The Spine Center to provide our patients treatment options.
Whiplash occurs when the neck and head are suddenly forced backward and then forward, putting your spine through extreme stress. Most cases of whiplash are caused by car accidents though bungee jumping, rollercoaster rides and skiing can also cause whiplash.