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Nothing is more frustrating than encountering a strange medical condition. Unfortunately, a few years back, I started having a hard time walking properly. After going to a few doctors, they discovered that I developed the inability to walk without rolling my ankles. However, my doctors sent me to a skilled orthopedist, who was able to prescribe custom orthotics to help me with the problem. Before I knew it, I was able to walk well again until the problem resolved itself. My visit to that specialist has made a huge difference in my life, and I know that it can do the same for you.

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When Is It Worth Having Orthotics Custom-Made?
2 March 2021

Most pharmacies sell several types of orthotic ins

What To Expect From Your Lateral Patella Release Surgery
27 October 2020

If you have been dealing with ongoing pain and tig

The Benefits Of Knee Replacement With Patients With Severe Arthritis
21 August 2020

You don't realize just how much you rely on your k

Things To Consider Prior To Getting Artificial Limbs
14 May 2020

If you were born with a congenital defect or under

Seeing An Orthopedic Surgeon
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There are lots of medical specialties. Some orthop

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When Is It Worth Having Orthotics Custom-Made?

Most pharmacies sell several types of orthotic inserts for shoes. With these so widely available and at such fair price points, you may wonder why anyone ever goes through the hassle and expense of having orthotics custom-made. Here's the bottom line: many people do not need custom-made orthotics and will benefit greatly from the ones sold at the local drugstore. However, if any of the following aspects are true of your situation, you may find that custom orthotics are worthwhile. Read More 

What To Expect From Your Lateral Patella Release Surgery

If you have been dealing with ongoing pain and tightness in your kneecap, then your orthopedic doctor may recommend that you have a procedure called lateral patella release. This is a surgical procedure, but the good news is that it is not as invasive or pain-inducing as most people imagine. Here's a closer look at the procedure to help you understand what you can expect. You may be given a regional anesthetic Read More 

The Benefits Of Knee Replacement With Patients With Severe Arthritis

You don't realize just how much you rely on your knees until they become arthritic and every step leads to pain. Many arthritis patients are able to manage their arthritic knees with pain relievers, topical creams, and maybe some steroid injections for a time. But eventually, the knee becomes painful even with these treatments, and it becomes clear that you need to take further action. Knee replacement, for many patients, ends up being the best choice. Read More 

Things To Consider Prior To Getting Artificial Limbs

If you were born with a congenital defect or underwent an amputation, then you may be a candidate for artificial limbs. A lower artificial limb can improve your mobility, posture, and balance, while an upper prosthetic limb will help you better navigate your activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, eating, and grooming. Although prosthetic limbs are likely to have an enormous positive impact on your life, you will need to consider the following factors before getting them. Read More 

Seeing An Orthopedic Surgeon

There are lots of medical specialties. Some orthopedic experts are more specialized than others.  Some Orthopedic Medical Experts May Focus on Addressing Problems in Multiple Muscular Systems and Bones, and Others Have a More Specialized Practice There are surgeons who will mainly perform surgeries on the hands, shoulders, feet, knees, or other areas. As long as the medical problem relates to the joints, tendons, skeletal system, muscular framework, or ligaments, the issue will be relevant to an orthopedic expert's overall specialty. Read More