Today’s hip and knee replacements last longer than you might think. Our expert explains.
As people live longer and are more active, they expect more in their golden years. They want to move well and without pain. “Patients today aren’t as willing to live with the limitations that past generations accepted,” says Michael Bloomfield,MD, a Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon at Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic main campus. With today’s … Read More
If you’re considering a nerve block for severe pain, your doctor can help you figure out what’s best for you. But here are 4 things to keep in mind.
Whether it’s a painful shoulder, knee or elbow, tendonitis and bursitis are troublesome conditions that can affect just about anyone. The pain can come gradually, building up over time. Or it can feel sudden and severe. If you feel concerned or unsure about the cause of pain, see your doctor. But in many cases, it’s … Read More