Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis is a common issue that affects people worldwide. While there are over 100 different types of arthritis, most people are affected by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, or lupus. Out of these common types, rheumatoid arthritis (also known as RA) is generally thought of as one of the more painful and complicated. […]

Viscosupplementation Injections

Viscosupplementation Injection Treatment

Viscosupplementation Injection Treatment Viscosupplementation injections are a treatment that has become available for arthritis in the knee. These injections specifically help osteoarthritis in the knee, which is a form of arthritis that generally develops due to wear and tear and/or aging. While this treatment may not be available or recommended for all arthritis patients, it […]

Understanding Degenerative Joint Disease and Inflammation in the Hip

degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease of the hip can seriously decrease your quality of life. This article will explore both how degenerative joint disease and inflammation can affect the hip and what treatments are available.  What causes degenerative joint disease in the hip? The hip is a complex joint that allows you to move your legs and […]

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Fractures of the Greater Tuberosity

Greater Tuberosity Fractures

Fractures of the Greater Tuberosity The greater tuberosity is the “bump” of bone at the top of the humerus that serves as the attachment for two rotator cuff muscles. This attachment is why a fracture can also interfere with the functioning of the rotator cuff.  Overview These fractures can be displaced or undisplaced. A displaced […]

What You Need to Know About Stress Fracture Symptoms and Causes

What is a stress fracture? Stress fractures are very small cracks in a bone. They’re usually caused by an increase in physical activity that puts stress on your bones, like a new workout routine or training for a marathon. The increased stress on your bones can cause them to crack under the pressure. Stress fractures […]