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How Long Can Your Hip Implant Last?

There are many factors that determine the life of a hip implant, but recent medical advances have lengthened these lifespans. So how long can you expect a hip replacement to last?

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Ladder Injuries Reach New Heights

Each year, more than 164,000 people are treated in U.S. emergency rooms because of injuries directly related to improper ladder use. Most injuries are cuts, bruises, and fractured bones, but...

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Can the Weather Really Aggravate Arthritis?

Up to two-thirds of people with arthritis say their symptoms are affected by the weather, worsening in cold, damp weather. However, doctors have had trouble proving a link between joint pain and weather changes.

A 2003 study examining 154...

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Avoiding Shoulder Injuries This Season

The shoulder is composed of the shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle), and upper arm bone (humerus). With two joints, (the glenohumeral and acromiclavicular) the...

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Numbness and Tingling: What Could It Mean?

If you’re having trouble indentifying the cause of numbness or tingling feeling, such as sleeping on your arm or a recent injury, you may be suffering from one of a variety of orthopedic conditions. These conditions include:

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Lace ‘Em Up For Black Friday

Stores drastically roll back their prices for one day only, Black Friday. The biggest shopping day of the year can be stressful, exhilarating, and downright exhausting. You are on your ...

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What Too Much Exercise Can Lead To

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress, stay in shape, and remain healthy for years to come, but too much exercise can lead to overtraining. Typically associated with little rest and excessive repetition, overtraining can result in...

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An Important Hinge Joint

The elbow is an important area of the body. Injuries and conditions related to the elbow can make completing everyday activities difficult. The bone of the upper arm, the humerus, and the bones of the forearm, the...

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New Hand Treatment Option

Primarily affecting the elderly community, Dupuytren’s contracture sufferers now have additional treatment options to consider when fighting the slowly debilitating hand disease. Coastal Orthopedics...

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New Hand Treatment Option

Primarily affecting the elderly community, Dupuytren’s contracture sufferers now have additional treatment options to consider when fighting the slowly debilitating hand disease. Coastal Orthopedics...

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