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Lesser-Known Causes of a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc is a common cause of back and neck pain. Though you can develop this spine issue from an acute injury, a more common cause is disc degeneration. Learn more about the lesser-known causes of a herniated disc and the treatments.
Jun 1st, 2023

5 Signs It’s Time to Consider a Hip Replacement

When your hip pain lasts all day, even at rest, and medical interventions no longer help you find relief, then it’s time to consider hip replacement. Click here for other signs to look for.
Feb 2nd, 2023

7 Key Benefits of Physical Therapy for Joint Pain

Before injections, before surgery, there’s physical therapy. Movement may feel like the last thing you want to do when you have joint pain, but it’s the most beneficial treatment. Click here to learn more about the key benefits of physical therapy.
Jan 1st, 2023

What Can I Expect After a Total Knee Replacement

The goal of total knee replacement is to improve your quality of life. Though you may not enjoy the few weeks of recovery following surgery, life after knee replacement usually comes with less pain and more activity. Click here to learn more.
Dec 1st, 2022

Can Spinal Stenosis Be Reversed?

Spinal stenosis is a progressive condition. That means it can’t be reversed. But there are treatments that can help manage symptoms. Click here to learn more about spinal stenosis and what you can do to manage it.
Nov 1st, 2022

How Sports Medicine Can Treat Your Shin Splints

Shin splints aren’t a serious sports injury, but you should never work through the pain. Without proper treatment, your shin splints may cause stress fractures. Here’s why you need sports medicine for your shin splints.
Sep 1st, 2022

What to Expect with Hip Joint Replacement

Hip joint replacement surgery is a life-changing procedure that reduces hip pain and restores joint mobility. Is it right for you? Click here to learn more about what to expect with hip joint replacement.
Aug 1st, 2022

Surgical Techniques That Can Treat Your Spinal Stenosis

When medical interventions fail to improve your spinal stenosis symptoms, you may need surgery. There are a few surgical techniques that can treat spinal stenosis. Which one is best for you? Click here to learn more.
Jul 1st, 2022

4 Common Sports Injuries That Need Treatment

It’s always a good idea to stay active. But not when you have a sports injury. Though you can treat a minor injury at home, click here to see what common sports injuries need professional treatment.
Jun 1st, 2022

What Can I Do To Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Does your job put extra stress and strain on your hands and wrists? Are you concerned about carpal tunnel syndrome? Here’s what you can do to protect your hands and wrists, potentially preventing carpal tunnel syndrome.
May 1st, 2022

Noninvasive Treatments for Your Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can make daily activities like brushing your teeth and getting dressed nearly impossible. The good news is that most causes of shoulder pain improve without surgery. Click here to learn about noninvasive treatments for shoulder pain.
Apr 1st, 2022

What You Need to Know About ACL Reconstruction

Your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury may not heal on its own, and the only way to regain full use of your knee is to have ACL reconstruction surgery. Here’s what you need to know about ACL reconstruction.
Mar 1st, 2022

How to Heal Your Shin Splints

Shin splints are an overuse injury that causes an aching sensation along the ridge of your shin in your lower leg. Healing shin splints requires rest and a change in your workout routine. Here’s what you need to know.
Feb 1st, 2022

Can Disc Herniation Heal on Its Own?

It may take a few months and require some effort on your part, but a disc herniation can heal on its own. Click here to learn what you can do to get relief from your herniated disc symptoms.
Jan 1st, 2022

I'm an Athlete: How Can Sports Medicine Help Me?

Playing sports benefits your mind and body in so many ways. But it also puts you at risk of getting hurt. Learn how sports medicine specialists help athletes of all abilities stay in the game.
Sep 8th, 2021

What Is De Quervain’s Syndrome?

De Quervain’s syndrome may be hard to pronounce, but it's even harder to live with. It’s a common condition that causes wrist pain and swelling. Learn about this wrist and thumb disorder and how to treat it.
Aug 9th, 2021

Am I A Candidate for Joint Replacement Surgery?

Is your hip and knee pain keeping you up all night and interfering with your daily life? Find out if you’re a good candidate for joint replacement surgery, a long-term solution to joint pain.
Mar 9th, 2021

4 Common Sports Injuries

Playing sports benefits you in so many ways, but sometimes sports injuries get in the way. Learn the four most common sports injuries and how to prevent them.
Feb 9th, 2021

Treating Your Shoulder Impingement

Does your shoulder hurt? You may have shoulder impingement syndrome, one of the most common shoulder problems, especially among young athletes. Learn about this common condition and how to relieve the pain.
Jan 5th, 2021

Why Expert Fracture Care Is Paramount

Did you break a bone? Here’s the best way to treat the fracture so it heals quickly and properly and what can happen when something goes wrong.
Dec 1st, 2020

Recognizing the Signs of Trigger Finger

Is your finger stiff? Do you have trouble bending it? You may have trigger finger. Learn the symptoms and treatment options for this painful and common hand condition.
Nov 1st, 2020

Carpal Tunnel Pain: Do I Need Surgery?

Is carpal tunnel pain interfering with your daily activities? Find out how surgery can help relieve carpal tunnel symptoms, and if it's the best treatment option for you.
Aug 20th, 2020

Benefits of Hip Replacement Surgery

Does your hip hurt when you walk? You don’t have to live in pain. Learn how hip replacement surgery can help eliminate your pain, increase your range of motion, and improve your quality of life.
Jul 27th, 2020

Is Spinal Stenosis Dangerous?

Are you experiencing pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your neck, back, legs, or arms? If so, you may have spinal stenosis. Find out if this spine condition is dangerous and how to treat it.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Recovering From Shoulder Surgery: What to Expect

If you’ve injured your shoulder, you know how painful it can be. Shoulder surgery can reduce your pain and improve mobility. Here’s how you can help ensure you have a speedy and trouble-free recovery.
May 26th, 2020

What Are the Signs of Shoulder Impingement?

There are many reasons for shoulder pain, but one of the most common is shoulder impingement syndrome. Learn the signs of this common and painful condition and how you can find relief.
Mar 3rd, 2020

Can Minimally Invasive Surgery Remedy Spinal Stenosis?

Spinal stenosis, a common reason people over 50 suffer for back pain, can slow you down and affect your mobility. Learn how to return to an energetic, pain-free life with the help of minimally invasive spine surgery.
Feb 1st, 2020

Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

Do you know the warning signs of a herniated disc? Were you aware that sometimes this condition occurs with no signs or symptoms at all? Learn more about herniated discs so you’ll be able to protect yourself in the future.
Dec 1st, 2019

Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

Your partner, the media, your doctor — everyone, it seems — nags at you to lose weight. Now even your own joints are nagging you, too. If they’re aching and creaking, they’re begging you to get rid of a few extra pounds. Here’s why.
Nov 4th, 2019

What Warrants a Visit to a Sports Medicine Therapist?

Have you been wondering if your question, injury, or need is specific enough to require a visit to a sport medicine therapist? Here’s a breakdown of who could benefit from a visit to someone with this specialty and why.
Jun 1st, 2019

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work

Improper hand position over a keyboard and repetitive motions on the job can lead to the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome. Is your profession putting you at risk? Learn how to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome at work.
Apr 2nd, 2019

Will I Need Surgery to Repair a Herniated Disc?

If you suffer from the pain of a herniated disc, surgery may not be the only way to get long-term relief. We offer nonsurgical treatment options for herniated discs and can help you decide what’s best for your health.
Mar 5th, 2019

The Best Ways to Deal With a Herniated Disc

Herniated discs are a major cause of back pain, and guess what? They tend to get more common as we get older. Fortunately, most herniated discs can be treated without surgery. Learn about treatment options that can help you get rid of your painful symptoms
Nov 26th, 2018

Radiculopathy: What You Need to Know

Are you feeling pain, numbness, or tingling in your back or neck? Find out if this pain is the result of radiculopathy, also known as a pinched nerve, and how you get relief.
Apr 21st, 2020

Getting Back to Sports After ACL Surgery: What You Need to Know

There’s no set timeline for recovery from ACL surgery and no two people heal the same way. The surgical team at Douglas J. Abeles MD and Associates offer the support and guidance you need to recover fully and return to the game without restriction.
Aug 14th, 2018

Will a Rotator Cuff Tear Heal on Its Own?

Surgery can be invasive and inconvenient. While your rotator cuff tear most likely won’t heal completely on its own, you can take a number of noninvasive steps to relieve pain, restore function, and avoid surgery altogether.
Jul 13th, 2018

7 Tips for Exercising With Arthritis

Arthritis is one of those especially frustrating conditions wherein relief is found through the very thing that causes you pain — moving your joints. But you can do it. Here are some great tips for exercising with arthritis.
May 24th, 2018

These Are the Most Common Sports Injuries (and How to Avoid Them)

A sports injury can happen to just about any part of your body, but your joints and muscles can be the most vulnerable. Read on to learn about some of the most common injuries and the steps you can take to avoid being sidelined from your favorite sport.
Apr 24th, 2018

Best Home Exercises to Help Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

Strengthening your shoulder after surgery is vital to long-term post-operative success. If you’re considering shoulder surgery and want to know more about the aftercare, keep reading as we discuss eight of the best at-home exercises for your shoulder!
Mar 29th, 2018

Is It a Slipped Disc or Something Else?

Are you hunched over when you get out of bed in order to avoid the debilitating pain that comes with straightening your back? Do you have pain that shoots down your leg? These symptoms may be the telltale signs of a disc problem, but not always. Read on to
Mar 1st, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you’ve recently developed carpal tunnel syndrome, but the tingling and pain don’t bother you too much, you should still consider getting treatment. Letting the condition progress can lead to worse pain, numbness, and even irreversible damage.
Mar 1st, 2018

Walk Farther, Live Longer

Being active is beneficial to general health and well-being. Numerous studies have shown that on average, regular exercise improves your quality of life and longevity. But the idea of starting an exercise program can be daunting, especially if it hasn’t be
Nov 28th, 2017