Posts by Margaret Eckman

Understanding Carpal Tunnel: Symptoms and Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. The median nerve travels in a small tunnel… Read More

0 to 60 Knee Replacement: Accelerated Recovery and Return to Sports

Knee replacements are a more difficult operation to get right than hip replacements, because the knee is a more complicated… Read More

by William E. Nordt, III, M.D.

I’m Considering Getting My Hip Replaced: What Should I Know?

You’ve been grappling with hip pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility that is affecting your daily life. Despite exploring nonoperative treatment… Read More

3 Reasons a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound May Be Right for You

Ultrasound is a low-cost, non-invasive way of giving a diagnosis or more information. It can also be used to help… Read More

Treating Chronic Pain with Spinal Cord Stimulation and Neuromodulation

Chronic pain is pain that persists for long periods of time. It may be exhausting, debilitating, and can greatly impact… Read More

The Patient’s Guide to Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty

Who needs a total hip replacement? Patients who are candidates for a total hip replacement (also called total hip arthroplasty)… Read More

Advancements in Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Arthroscopy (also known as a scope) is using a small camera to look inside of a joint and to do… Read More

Ankle Instability: What You Need to Know

What is chronic ankle instability? There are different types of chronic ankle instability, but lateral ankle instability is the most… Read More

The Role of the Sports Medicine Physician in Your Athlete’s Care

Sports Medicine Physicians Are Experts Sports medicine experts aren’t experts in every condition, but they’re acquainted with a wide range… Read More

Wrist Fractures: What to do and expect with a broken wrist

Broken wrists are very common and can occur at any age. Technically called a distal radius fracture, the radius (wrist… Read More