Orthopedic disorders involve anything to do with muscles, joints and ligaments. Common orthopedic conditions include knee problems, whiplash, torn cartilage, dislocated shoulder, fibromyalgia, foot pain and many more. Read about the causes of these conditions, symptoms, diagnosis treatment methods and surgery.
Thoracic bone spurs occur on the thoracic region of the spine. The symptoms these spurs produce are similar to those produced when the spurs occur on other areas of the spine; however, there a many treatment options available.
Tibial bone spurs develop on the shin and can cause pain and threaten knee or ankle mobility. When this occurs, surgery may be needed to remove the bone spurs.
More than 90 percent of Americans experience an acute back injury some point in their lives, reports the American Family Physician. Read on to learn about what causes this painful condition and the treatment options that are available.
Back surgeries with bone spurs are very effective for relieving the symptoms associated with spinal bone spurs. While they are effective, there are complications that can occur.
A bone spur or osteophyte is extra bone, or bony projections that develop on the edges of normal bones, usually in the spine, shoulders, hands, hips, knees and feet. The causes for bone spurs are many, extending to stress, repetitive movements and aging.
Tightrope bunion surgery, also known as Mini-Tightrope Bunionectomy, is a medical procedure to correct painful foot deformities caused by bunions. Unlike traditional bunion surgery, the tightrope method uses a special binding technique that does not involve the removal of bone.
Spinal bone spurs are likely to occur as a person ages. These spurs often cause pain in the neck and back. Treatment of bone spurs is needed to relieve the pain.
Active people often find they have aches and pains on a regular basis. This having been said, tendinitis could be the root of the pain. Finding a resolution to the pain may seem like an overwhelming task. Can physical therapy exercises for tendinitis benefit you?
Learn about how medical professionals are using plastic surgery to treat pectus excavatum. The Nuss procedure and Ravitch procedure are commonly used to treat the sunken areas that develop in the chest caused by pectus excavatum.
Do you need information on plantar fasciitis surgery? Here we will detail this surgery, so you will have the information you need to decide whether it is right for you.