While the bones in the foot can fracture and the foot’s muscles can experience strains, one of the more common and potentially serious foot injuries are torn ligaments.
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If you have a shoulder injury, all you can think about is doing whatever it takes to make it better. And the first step in doing that is knowing what type of shoulder injury you have
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, an orthopedic specialist has a medical focus on injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, a system encompassing bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles and nerves.
Tendonitis is a condition where a tendon has become inflamed. It can occur in the knee, shoulder, heel, elbow and more. Often, it is cause by an overuse of the tendon or injury. This is why tendonitis is a common sports injury. It’s common in active adults. Some of the most common types of tendonitis […]
Following Achilles tendon surgery, immobilization of the affected foot is essential. Immobilization can last up to 12 weeks. During this time, patients receive either a walking boot or cast designed to provide support and prevent movement.
When an individual has unnatural curving and rotating of the spinal column, he or she has a spinal deformity that is referred to as scoliosis. According to the National Scoliosis Foundation, approximately 7 million people in the United States have scoliosis. Understanding Scoliosis A normal spinal column has curves located in the lower portion of […]
Regenerative medicine is a new field of orthopedics to provide benefits without surgery. Regenerative therapies with platelet-rich plasma and stem cells are a good option for joint damage, sprains and sports injuries. Depending on your health and condition, you may be a good candidate for regenerative medicine. Patients who are good candidates for regenerative medicine […]
Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is an exciting alternative to traditional spine surgery. The orthopedic surgeons at Southeast Orthopedic Specialists frequently perform MISS procedures to address a variety of issues related to the spine. 1. What is the Difference Between Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Traditional Spine Surgery? Traditionally, spine surgery was performed as an […]
When agriculture spraying technician Sammy Burch began having intense pain in her right hip, she just thought she had thrown her hip out and could easily get the problem fixed with a visit to the chiropractor. But when her chiropractor saw her, he recognized there were deeper problems and sent her to an orthopedic specialist. […]
Whether you have sustained a sports-related injury or you suffer with chronic back pain, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists can help relieve your pain. If you have been injured, we will also assist you as you move through the recovery process. Our goal is to help you return to your normal activities as quickly as possible. If […]