Hip and Knee Arthritis: Non-surgical and Surgical Treatment

Arthritis is one of the most common degenerative disorders that patients see a physician about. It’s caused by a loss… Read More

When to Consider Surgery for Hip and Knee Arthritis

Arthritis is the umbrella term for damage to multiple parts of a joint in your body. You may have pain,… Read More

The Patient’s Guide to Shoulder Replacement

Many people experience shoulder pain in their lifetime. People can strain their shoulder, or their rotator cuff can become inflamed,… Read More

How Cold Weather Affects Arthritis

Tips on how to ease arthritis and joint pain during cold weather.

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Adjusting to Osteoarthritis – Getting Relief Without Surgery

A 53 year old jogger presents with knee pain. His x-rays were consistent with early osteoarthritis. He is very active… Read More

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New Advancements in Treatment of Big Toe Arthritis: Synthetic Cartilage Implant (Cartiva)

Dr. Paul Switaj explains a new treatment for big toe arthritis, or hallux rigidus.

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Arthritis of the Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus): What Are My Treatment Options?

Dr. Paul Switaj explains what hallux rigidus, or arthritis of the big toe, is and how to treat it.

What is Arthritis and How is It Treated?

Dr. Ryan Robertson explains what arthritis is, who usually has it, and common ways to treat it.

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Cortisone Shots

For a variety of orthopedic problems, patients frequently can benefit from “cortisone” shots, but every day I hear lots of… Read More

by Daniel E. Thompson and M.D.