Mayo Clinic Q&A: Identifying Severity of Separated Shoulder Is Key to Effective Treatment

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Identifying Severity of Separated Shoulder Is Key to Effective Treatment

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A few weeks ago, I was snowboarding and dislodged my collarbone. I was told I have anywhere…

Surgeons Are Doing Fewer Knee Surgeries

Surgeons Are Doing Fewer Knee Surgeries

When knee arthroscopy became widely available in the 1980s, it represented a major advance. Today orthopedists evaluating and treating common…

Bioprinting Bones

Bioprinting Bones

3D printing could be the answer to better replacements In 2017, Deborah Stoneburner was driving back from the Illinois State Fair in…

Tennis Elbow: How to Avoid It and What to Do if You Can’t

Tennis Elbow: How to Avoid It and What to Do if You Can’t

Last summer, I picked up tennis after a 30-year hiatus. I joined a summer tennis club and headed to the…

Scoping Out Relief

Scoping Out Relief

Arthroscopic surgery provides minimally invasive option for joint injuries Hardly a week goes by without a report that a professional…

Rebuilding Man

Rebuilding Man

Ankle replacements give patients more viability By Brett Dworski It’s been over 40 years since Dan Chesman, a former ROTC Naval…

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Back Surgery

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Back Surgery

By Heidi Lading Kiec Some of you may recall a grandparent or elderly neighbor constantly stooped over and in pain…

I Don’t Want to Be Like Derrick

I Don’t Want to Be Like Derrick

We want to play like our favorite sports stars, but we don’t want to be injured like them By Laura…

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”

Carpal tunnel syndrome is not just the plague of the typistBy Karen Schwartz You’re writing an e-mail, aware of a…

Flex Time

Flex Time

More patients are spending less time recovering from joint-related surgeries By Nancy Maes Ron Allen was born with an improperly…