Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hallus Rigidus – “Stiff Big Toe”

Hallux Rigidus

Hallux rigidus means “stiff big toe,” which is the main symptom of the disorder. Hallux rigidus is a form of degenerative arthritis, which can cause pain and stiffness in the metatarsophalangeal joint (the joint where your big toe—the hallux—joins your …

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Too Young For a Knee Replacement

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a very common condition that affects millions of people every year. Arthritis of the knee is whenever the cartilage of the knee is lost. There are two types of cartilage. First is the meniscus. The …

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Runner with injured knee on the track

What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is the wear and tear type of arthritis that develops over the years. It tends to be accelerated in anyone who has had an ACL tear in the past or other significant trauma …

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Stem Cell Injections

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What are stem cells? Stem cells are a biologic injection used in the sports medicine and orthopedic world to aid in injury healing. Biologics, which include stem cells or PRP (which fall under the umbrella of regenerative medicine) use growth …

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