Plantar Fasciitis 101 – More than Morning Heel Pain

Each year, over 3 million Americans report symptoms of plantar fasciitis (plan-tur fas-e-I-tis)—a common orthopaedic injury recognizable by biting heel pain that peaks in the morning. Once referred to as “policeman’s heel,” plantar fasciitis has numerous causes and risk factors and can lead to chronic pain if left untreated. The good news is that plantar […]

Workout Recovery – Cool Down Dos & Don’ts

This time of year, working out in the summer heat requires longer, more mindful cooldowns. Allowing time for recovery can regulate your heartrate, stabilize your breathing, and help your body transition between states of activity. But when it comes to cooling down, there are countless schools of thought, endless rumors, and word-of-mouth practices. Figuring out […]

Are Your Flip-flops Ortho-Friendly? – How your Favorite Sandals May Cause Health Issues

Everybody’s got their favorite pair—those worn out, well-trampled flip-flops or sandals. They’re the star of the summer season, going with us to the beach and beyond. Unlike more substantive footwear, however, flip-flops and sandals can pose real dangers despite their fun attitude and festive purposes. When worn for a light stroll or extensive walk, a […]

Hiking for Health – Improve your Mood, Blood Pressure, and More

The great American wilderness is world-renowned for its rejuvenating properties. Generations of Americans have taken to woodland trails for rest and relaxation. Indeed, the numerous health benefits of hiking make even a small excursion worth considering.  But if you suffer from orthopaedic injuries or other chronic illnesses, is hiking a safe form of exercise for […]

Helping you get back to your best life as safely as possible

The team at Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons is excited to announce that beginning Monday, May 4, we will be back to our normal business hours (Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm & Fridays 8am – 12pm). As we expand our hours and extend our full range of services to patients, we are committed to continuing to […]

Critical COVID-19 Updates from the Team at Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons

Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, we are taking the following precautions to protect our patients and staff. Effective Monday March 16, 2020, Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons will begin making the following operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this week of March 16th, we will continue regular hours and clinic operations at St. […]

Safety on the Slopes – Common Skiing Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Staying active during the winter months can be a difficult process. Cold weather can make joints sore and can prevent regular use of outside recreational areas. But when winter closes one door, it opens another. If you’re lucky enough to live near a mountain slope, keeping active in winter means one thing: skiing. While skiing […]