Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.
Many of the outdoor activities we love pose a risk of wrist or ankle fractures. Find out how to tell a fracture from a sprain (hint: often only your doctor can) and what treatment to expect.
Find expert advice to treat a bicep injury, which is most often caused by overuse. It can make daily activities tough, but generally if you rest and take care of the injury at home, it should resolve.
People in movies may dislocate a shoulder and easily “pop” it back in place, but in real life, you need immediate medical attention for a shoulder dislocation. Here's how to tell if your shoulder is dislocated and what to do.
It takes incisions smaller than a dime to achieve knee pain relief with arthroscopic knee surgery. Find out how this outpatient procedure reduces pain and gets patients back to daily life quickly.
Whether total joint surgery involves a hip, knee, shoulder or other area, the amazing advances I’ve seen in my practice dramatically reduce time in the hospital.