Ho Ho—Oh no! This holiday season, beware of these common injuries

With all the merry and bright of the holiday season, the potential for injury also increases. Whether you’re stringing lights, topping your tree with that heirloom angel, preparing a festive meal, traveling to see your family, or heading out into a wintry mix complete with slick roads, we want to keep your holidays as happy […]

Lumbar Fusions at Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons

Lumbar fusion surgery is a valuable tool in the field of orthopaedic care and is sometimes the only way to prevent disease or injury from causing life-altering pain for patients. In a lumbar fusion procedure, your surgeon uses bone grafts or implant hardware to kick-start your body’s natural bone healing processes, forming a fixed link between […]

What to Look for in a Knee Surgeon

Knee injuries range from sudden trauma like a broken bone or torn ligament to chronic issues resulting from arthritis or other long-term conditions. No matter the reason for your pain, finding the right doctor to correct the issue is instrumental to your recovery. If your doctor determines that surgery is appropriate, the next step is […]

Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before a Hip or Knee Replacement

Hip or knee surgery isn’t something to take lightly. Shared decision making — a process where you discuss various treatment options with your physician — manages your expectations and prepares you for an upcoming procedure. During your initial consultation and follow-up appointments with an orthopedic surgeon, you can ask as many questions as like. Here […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit An Orthopedic Surgeon

With over 300 bones in your body, it’s important to treat them right and keep them healthy. When even just one bone or joint is not working properly, you could suffer immense discomfort. An orthopedic surgeon’s job is to diagnose treat and care for your bones. Here are five reasons to have one on call. […]

Choosing An Orthopedic Surgeon

Joint problems usually require a visit to an orthopedic surgeon. But to be sure that you choose the right one, you must do proper research beforehand. Here’s how to select the best orthopedic surgeon for your case. Identify The Best Treatment for You You will be offered many programs. How do you know which one […]

The Importance of Physical Therapy After Surgery

After undergoing surgery of any kind, patients should seek help from a professional physical therapist to speed up recovery. A physical therapist can help you reach your health goals and improve your well-being. But how exactly does a physical therapist help patients, and what are the different methods being used today? Let’s take a closer […]

Signs of a Herniated Disc

Severe back pain is a symptom of many ailments, but depending on the portion of your spine that is in pain, disc herniation might be the cause. Here are the three main sections of your spine and what you should know about the symptoms so that you can get adequate treatment. 1. The Cervical Spine […]

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Reverse total shoulder replacement can help relieve your pain if you have a long-term shoulder injury or arthritis in your shoulder. In this type of surgery, a surgeon removes your damaged upper arm and shoulder bones and replaces them with artificial components that allow your shoulder to function normally. The placement of the artificial ball […]

Fracture Care

Fracture care helps broken bones to heal in the correct position, ensuring that function is restored to your damaged body part. There are several different types of bone fractures, so it is important to get care that is appropriate to the type of injury you have. Let’s take a look at the different types of […]