Why I Became A Nurse by PHIL BAUMANN on FEBRUARY 10, 2011 Regular readers may know me as the guy who looks at the intersection of social software and
Physicians are under pressure to see patients in a timely, effective, and efficient manner. Take a little time, organize your thoughts, come prepared and your
Meniscus tears are very common. Each knee has two menisci which serve as cushions. They can tear due to degeneration, or they can tear due to trauma or a
Healthcare and Social Media Shared Decision Making in Orthopedic Surgery This has been a very busy week already. I have seen many second opinions and I am
Osteoarthritis of the knee is responsible for a significant amount of suffering and disability. Millions of Americans suffer from Osteoarthritis.
One of the most promising techniques is managing your arthritis knee pain before you need to have a knee replacement. A very new procedure has given many
SLAP tears are fixed arthroscopically. The torn labrum is sewn back to the socket or glenoid with a number of sutures. You will need to rest your arm in a
Definitely not. Many people will develop SLAP lesions from normal use of the shoulder throughout their lives. Many post-mortem studies show that the vast
A SLAP lesion is a tear of the labrum or cartilage disc that encircles the "socket" of the shoulder. A tear can occur as a result of a single traumatic event.
Are all knee replacements the same? Each system has it shortcomings and benefits. We currently use knee replacement systems that will accommodate a woman's
I have completely updated this post ... please refer to this post on Frozen Shoulder A frozen shoulder is simply a phrase we use for a shoulder joint that
Cortisone is a form of steroid. This type of steroid is a very strong anti-inflammatory -- which is why it is usually successful at alleviating the pain