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Partial Vs. Total Joint Replacement Surgery (Hip & Knee Replacements)
If you’re experiencing chronic hip pain or knee pain, you’ve likely tried a range of nonsurgical treatment options. But when joint pain and mobility issues persist, joint arthroplasty may be the next step toward restoring your joint health. Deciding to undergo joint replacement surgery is a big decision, so understanding...Read More about Partial Vs. Total Joint Replacement Surgery (Hip & Knee Replacements)
The Most Common Overuse Injuries (Symptoms, Prevention, & Treatment)
No matter the intensity level of the sport you enjoy playing, overuse injuries are one of the most common sports injuries in orthopedic medicine. Overuse injuries (also known as repetitive strain injuries and overuse syndrome) are chronic injuries that can vary widely in severity. However, if left untreated, even minor...Read More about The Most Common Overuse Injuries (Symptoms, Prevention, & Treatment)
5 Ways To Heal A Sports Injury Faster (& Better!)
Whether you’re a competitive athlete or you lead an active lifestyle, dealing with an athletic injury can be a major frustration. From dealing with injury pain and finding the right injury treatment to preventing a similar injury in the future, the post-injury treatment process has a lot of variables. No...Read More about 5 Ways To Heal A Sports Injury Faster (& Better!)
Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence Designation from DNV
Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics announces receipt of the Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence Designation from DNV. This designation affirms an organization’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic and spine care. Iowa Specialty Hospital’s Orthopedic program is the first facility in...Read More about Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence Designation from DNV
Sprain vs. Strain: Symptoms & Treatments
Sprains and strains are common orthopedic injuries, and the two terms are often used interchangeably. However, even though the symptoms of a sprain and the symptoms of a strain are similar, there is a difference between a strain and a sprain. What Is A Sprain? A sprain is an injury...Read More about Sprain vs. Strain: Symptoms & Treatments
How Does Robotic Knee Surgery Work?
When you need knee replacement surgery, you want the most effective and safe option available. Since no two patients are exactly alike, no two knee joint replacement surgeries should be exactly alike either. By pairing the experience, expertise, and skill set of an orthopedic knee surgeon with an advanced robotic...Read More about How Does Robotic Knee Surgery Work?
What Is A Sports Medicine Physician?
Engaging in sports offers great benefits to a person’s body and mind. Not only does physical activity keep you in shape and help lower your chances of a wide variety of health conditions, but studies also show that exercise can help relieve mental stress, anxiety, and depression. However, as with...Read More about What Is A Sports Medicine Physician?
What Causes Joint Pain?
If you’re experiencing chronic joint pain, you likely have two questions. What’s causing your joints to hurt and how can you treat your joint pain? Causes for joint pain can vary, and finding out what’s causing your joint pain is vital to finding the right treatment. Learn more about some...Read More about What Causes Joint Pain?
When Should You Consider Back Surgery?
Back pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit a healthcare provider. Symptoms of back issues (either due to a back injury/spine injury or a chronic back condition) such as back pain, reduced range of motion, back stiffness, etc. can often be treated with non-surgical methods such as...Read More about When Should You Consider Back Surgery?
Spotting and Treating Common Hand Conditions
If you’re experiencing chronic hand pain or reduced range of motion and function in your hands and fingers, you may be suffering from a chronic hand condition or hand disease. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of common hand conditions is the first step toward symptom relief. Common hand conditions can...Read More about Spotting and Treating Common Hand Conditions