When arthritic joints become stiff or painful, we explain how and when to use the application of heat and cold for simple, effective relief.
Over time, knee osteoarthritis can limit your mobility. We know that exercise is beneficial, but now researchers have discovered exactly how many daily steps you need to take to reduce your risk of functional limitation.
Arthritis pain can be eased by a variety of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioid medications, injections, and physical therapy. How do you and your doctor choose the medication option that is best for you?
Inflammation aggravates arthritic joints, causing tissues to swell and become inflamed. Eating anti-inflammatory foods may reduce swelling, but it’s also important to know about the foods that can trigger painful inflammation.
Less than ergonomic conditions at work can cause stress to the joints of the healthiest individuals; the strain is compounded for workers with arthritis. We have some suggestions to improve your workplace comfort.
A hip replacement is often viewed as a procedure for elderly patients. We explain why hip function—and not patient age—is a better way to evaluate when to consider a hip replacement.
Summit Orthopedics’ Vadnais Heights Surgery Center received The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement for innovation and patient safety. The center is one of just two nationwide to receive the prestigious certification. Patients benefit from exceptional care, accelerated recovery times, and reduced costs.Learn More about the Advanced Certification Discover our Joint Preservation and Restoration Service