Blog Articles

Where Does PRP Come From?

You may have heard the term “platelet-rich plasma” (PRP) in the news. Find out more about this innovative treatment for some musculoskeletal conditions that uses your own body’s healing mechanisms to speed recovery.

Dec 1st, 2021
Are You a Candidate for the Concierge Model of Care?

Are you tired of waiting two to three days to snag an appointment with the doctor? Wouldn’t it be nice to know you can get a same-day appointment? That’s an advantage of the concierge model of patient care.

Nov 1st, 2021
How You Can Support Your Child’s Bone Health

Your child’s bones need to support him through life. Children grow most of the bone they’ll ever have by the time they’re 18-20. Learn ways to support your child’s bone health.

Oct 3rd, 2021
Who’s At Risk for a Rotator Cuff Tear?

If you’ve developed shoulder pain, it’s important to get it checked out with an orthopedic professional. You may have a rotator cuff tear. Find out if you’re more at risk than the general population for this type of tear.

Sep 1st, 2021
How to Avoid Overuse Injuries

You’ve just started exercising again after so much pandemic isolation. Learn strategies to avoid overuse injuries as you ramp up your activity level. You don’t want to have to stop getting in shape right after you begin.

Jul 6th, 2021
What Causes Stress Fractures in Children?

Outdoor sports have started up again as the pandemic is beginning to wane. If your child plays sports, he’s more at risk for a stress fracture. Learn how these occur and how to best treat them.

Jun 15th, 2021
What to Do About Chronic Hamstring Pain

You’ve played sports for years, and now the effects of all that action are coming to the forefront. You’ve got chronic hamstring pain. Learn about how to manage this ailment so that you can avoid further injury.

May 3rd, 2021
What’s the Difference Between Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow

If you don’t play golf or tennis, how can you have golfer’s or tennis elbow — and what’s the difference anyway? While both conditions are due to tendon and muscle inflammation and cause some similar symptoms, there are some critical differences.

Apr 1st, 2021
Gout and Foot Pain: How to Find Relief

You’ve woken up in the night with your big toe or your fingers on fire. What’s going on? You may have gout, a condition that attacks your joints. Getting prompt treatment helps calm the inflammation.

Mar 1st, 2021
How Stress Impacts Arthritis

Everyone experiences stress at times, but prolonged stress has a negative impact on your body. Learn how to manage your stress to help lessen chronic arthritis symptoms.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Is Poor Posture Contributing to Chronic Pain?

Do you have undiagnosed pain? Does your shoulder, back, hip, or neck hurt, but you haven’t fallen, been in an accident, or developed a sports injury? Your posture might be the culprit if you have unidentified chronic pain.

Jan 6th, 2021
Why You Shouldn't Skip Exercise Rest Days

You know that getting enough exercise is a foundation of good health. However, the old adage “everything in moderation” applies here. You’re more at risk for overuse and accidental injuries when you’re exhausted from working out every day.

Dec 7th, 2020
4 Common Causes of Ankle Pain

Your ankle hurts when you stand or walk. Did you sprain it during that tough tennis match? It’s time to take a trip to the doctor for a correct diagnosis and proper treatment to limit the damage already done.

Nov 5th, 2020
Potential Causes of Knee Instability

Has your knee buckled under you recently when you were pivoting on the tennis court or starting to jog? Uh, oh. It’s time for a trip to the orthopedist to figure out what’s causing your knee instability.

Oct 8th, 2020
The Importance of Addressing Growth Plate Injuries

Your child most likely loves to be active, whether playing sports, or acting silly. Lots of activity sometimes leads to musculoskeletal injuries, including fractures. Growth plate injuries need special attention to ensure future problems don’t develop.

Sep 6th, 2020
Recognizing the Signs of a Stress Fracture

Do you have undiagnosed pain and weakness in your foot, leg, or heel? You may have a stress fracture. It’s time to seek treatment before the damage and pain get worse.

Aug 11th, 2020
How to Get the Right Orthopedic Care, Right Away

If you’ve suffered an injury to a bone or soft tissue, you’re in pain. It’s time to see a specialist. Board-certified orthopedic physicians specialize in diagnosing and treating these types of injuries and painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Jul 14th, 2020
Signs of a Torn ACL

You’ve suffered a knee injury that requires immediate medical attention. You could have torn your ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, which keeps your knee joint stable and prevents it from buckling when you move.

Jun 29th, 2020
New office Hours

Effective immediately we will continue being closed on weekends and changing office hours beginning June 8, 2020.

May 25th, 2020
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Elbow Pain

You’re having elbow pain. You think it’s a minor problem, but it’s not getting better. In some cases, elbow pain may signal an underlying disease. Early treatment helps diagnose and resolve your discomfort.

May 13th, 2020
Knee Pain and Aging

Aches and pains are common as you grow older, but you don’t want them to impact so much that you lose your ability to enjoy normal activities. Learn what you can do to preserve your knees' health.

Apr 17th, 2020

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Mar 26th, 2020
Overuse Injuries and What You Can Do About Them

If you’re seriously engaged in a sport or have a job that uses repetitive motions, you may suffer an overuse injury. To continue the sport you love or the job you need, learn how to treat and prevent these types of injuries.

Feb 4th, 2020
Customize your orthopedic care with concierge visits

Do you live a busy lifestyle and suffer from orthopedic injuries? Have you ever wondered how you can avoid lengthy waits at the doctor’s office? Learn more about concierge medicine, and how it can make your health care needs so much easier.

Jan 9th, 2020
Most Common Orthopaedic Issues for Kids

A child’s musculoskeletal system is a work in progress, so problems that crop up may require a different standard of care. Here’s a look at some of the more common orthopaedic issues we treat in children.

Dec 1st, 2019
How Do Flat Feet Affect Your Overall Health?

Flat feet, or fallen arches, are a common condition that can cause foot and ankle pain. Learn more about the causes of flat feet, how they can affect your health, and how you can get relief.

Nov 1st, 2019
Here's Why Meniscus Tears Are So Common

You ripped your meniscus cartilage playing sports or by landing wrong when you jumped, walked, or ran. You and 14% of the American population. Why are meniscus tears so common, and how can you stop them from recurring?

Oct 1st, 2019
Do Hyaluronate Knee Injections Work for Everyone?

If you have osteoarthritis of the knee or other knee problems, hyaluronate injections may be an option to ease pain and restore function. While this treatment can be highly effective for some people, it’s not a perfect solution for everyone.

Mar 5th, 2019
What Happens When Your Child Breaks a Growth Plate?

Your child’s growth plates determine the final shape and length of their bones. While you may worry if your child has a growth plate fracture, with the right care the bone should heal without causing future problems.

Feb 1st, 2019
10 Rules to Running injuries

Years ago Timothy Noakes wrote a book called "The Lore of Running". These rules are included and are important to pay attention to. At Urgently Ortho, we have the providers and insight to assist runners and endurance athletes with their injuries.

Jan 19th, 2019