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Treating Joint Pain – What to do and when to see a Doctor

Jared Kiernicki, Physicians Assistant If you’re experiencing pain in any joint—your knee, ankle, shoulder, hip, etc.—you need to know how to best treat it at home. It’s also important to know when it’s time to see a doctor. Each day at Orthopaedic Associates, I help patients with joint pain. In most cases, it’s been going […]

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I thought it was just a sprain! A closer look at scaphoid fractures.

Matthew L. Drake, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon Bumps and bruises can often feel like minor issues that don’t require medical attention, however sometimes that is not the case. A common issue I see in my practice is the scaphoid non-union. The scaphoid is a small peanut shaped bone in the wrist. Teenage boys and young men […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Article from AAOS: https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/staying-healthy/halloween-safety-tips Kids love Halloween. Pumpkins, spooky decorations, costumes, and trick-or-treating are fun for kids of all ages. Unfortunately, there is a downside to Halloween activities: Children often get hurt. Wearing masks and costumes, as well as walking in unfamiliar areas in the dark, can lead to trips and falls. Bumps, bruises, and […]

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Anterior Hip Replacements

Dennis J. Beck, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon Hip replacements are a highly effective and efficient way to treat arthritis of the hip, either from wear and tear or from the effects of trauma. Hip replacement has been around for several decades and has proven to be a quality way to alleviate pain and suffering and increase […]

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Conservative Treatments for Joint Pain

Rhiannon Anderson, PA Experiencing joint pain? Surgery is not your only option. There are many conservative (non-surgical) options that can provide significant relief from joint pain. At Orthopaedic Associates (OA), we work with our patients to help them get relief from joint pain in a way that minimizes disruption to daily life. Treat joint pain […]

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