Articles about orthopedics


Long Term Relief For Big Toe Arthritis

Last updated: 05/18/2021

If you’e been following this blog, odds are you’re familiar with the Cartiva implant for treating big toe arthritis. Dr. Silverman was the first to offer the surgery in the...

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Treating Chronic Ingrown Toenails

Last updated: 05/18/2021

Ingrown toenails are a pain, but when treated correctly, oftentimes the problem can be taken care of permanently. However, for some individuals, ingrown toenails become a...

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Gout Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Event

Last updated: 05/18/2021

As we mentioned a while back on the blog, gout is associated with an increased risk of developing arterial fibrillation, or A-fib. However, that’s not the only way in which gout...

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The Relationship Between Muscle and Bone Health

Last updated: 05/18/2021

Whether we’re playing basketball or lounging on the couch, our muscles and bones are interacting with one another. Their movements are interrelated, and oftentimes an injury to...

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Why Does My Ankle Lock Up?

Last updated: 05/18/2021

Does your ankle randomly lock up once in a while, causing pain and stiffness in the area? The problem may be more common than you think. Oftentimes when an ankle catches or...

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Causes and Treatments For Pain Behind The Knee

Last updated: 05/17/2021

Pain behind your knee, also known as posterior knee pain, is one of the most common types of knee discomfort people face on a regular basis. Posterior knee pain can affect...

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Tips For Treating All Stages of Bunions

Last updated: 05/17/2021

Bunions are a foot problem categorized by the development of a bony prominence on the joint of your toe. The most common site for the development of a bunion is on the outside...

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Is Taping Helpful For Chronic Ankle Instability?

Last updated: 05/17/2021

Ankle taping can help to provide support to your ankles during athletic activity, but it’s a little like putting a band-aid on a stab wound. While it may help a little, it’s...

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4 Causes of Foot Numbness and Tingling

Last updated: 05/17/2021

causes of numbness and tingly sensations in your feet, and what can be done to treat them. Why Are My Feet Going Numb Regularly? Here’s a look at four common causes of foot...

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Common Causes Of Second Toe Pain

Last updated: 05/16/2021

Your big toe typically gets all the headlines, but it’s not the only toe that gets injured or becomes painful. A recent look at the analytics of our site found that a number of...

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