Blog Posts

At-Home Remedies for Joint Pain

At-Home Remedies for Joint Pain

If you are suffering from joint pain, you know just how debilitating this symptom can be. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body’s joints. This can make movement more difficult and painful, and limits someone’s abilities to do the...

read more
Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Each year, almost 2 million people in the United States visit their doctors because of a rotator cuff injury, making it one of the most common shoulder injuries doctors see. Having an injured or torn rotator cuff can weaken your shoulder and make everyday activities...

read more
Benefits of Seeing a Sports Medicine Doctor

Benefits of Seeing a Sports Medicine Doctor

If you engage in any kind of sport or physical activity, there is a good chance that at some point, you’ll sustain some sort of injury or wear and tear. If you are injured severely enough, you may require medical assistance to regain full strength and mobility. ...

read more
Common Causes of Knee Pain and Tips to Find Relief

Common Causes of Knee Pain and Tips to Find Relief

At some point in your life, it is probable that you will experience some sort of knee pain. This is because your knees are weight-bearing joints and they absorb a lot of pressure with every step you take.   Whether or not you are a professional athlete, someone who...

read more
Relieving Pain with Hip Replacement

Relieving Pain with Hip Replacement

When an injury or disease affects the hip joint’s normal functioning, it can result in pain, trouble with walking, or difficulty with everyday tasks. You may have already tried pain relief methods such as medications, physical therapy, supports, or braces. If the pain...

read more

Total Joint Replacement for Arthritis

When joints are severely affected by osteoarthritis, one potential treatment option to explore is replacing the damaged joint with a new artificial one. This may not only reduce or even eliminate the pain associated with arthritis, it can also restore function to the...

read more

MAKOplasty Technology

As we age, it is common to experience pain in our joints often caused by osteoarthritis. In some cases, this pain can be managed by non-surgical techniques such as weight loss, exercise, hot and cold compresses, medication, and or dietary supplements. If these...

read more
What to Expect After a Knee Replacement

What to Expect After a Knee Replacement

Following a total knee replacement surgery, the 12 weeks after surgery are crucial in recovery and rehabilitation. Committing to a plan and pushing yourself to do as much as possible each day will help quicken the recovery process and improve your chances for...

read more
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects approximately 30 million Americans. It occurs when the cartilage between your bones disintegrates. Cartilage cushions your bones from rubbing together. As the cartilage disintegrates, it can cause pain,...

read more
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery

Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery

Before joint replacement surgery, there are some ways you can prepare, both physically and mentally, for the challenges of surgery and the recovery process. Those who are better prepared for their joint replacement surgery tend to achieve better results. Here are a...

read more
Exercise and Bone Health

Exercise and Bone Health

Most individuals are familiar with the many benefits of exercise, such as reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and preventing obesity. Perhaps not as well understood is the importance of regular physical activity in building and maintaining healthy bones.  With...

read more
Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

There are over 100 types of arthritis, however, when it comes to the knee, the two most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition in which the cartilage in the knee joint gradually wears away. It usually...

read more
Overuse Shoulder Injuries

Overuse Shoulder Injuries

With summer rolling in and gyms opening back up following the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of individuals are looking to get back into shape. For those who are more ambitious than others, the sudden strain that comes from getting back to the gym may cause overuse injuries...

read more
Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

The average annual sports injury estimates 8.6 million per year. We’re here to share some tips and tricks to decrease your risk of injury so they can keep doing what they love to do.  Types of Sports Injuries Different sports injuries produce different symptoms and...

read more
Hip Joint Replacement Overview

Hip Joint Replacement Overview

The hip joint is made up of a ball and socket. Sometimes, either the socket of the hip or the thigh bone is injured or becomes diseased. This can result in pain, trouble with walking, or difficulty with everyday tasks. There are cases where pain relief methods such as...

read more
Meniscal Tears

Meniscal Tears

Winter is a great time to get out and be active, however, we often see an increase in knee injuries during these cold winter months because of the popularity of winter sports. One of the most common injuries we see is a meniscus tear.  The meniscus is a piece of...

read more
Winter Sports Safety

Winter Sports Safety

Winter is a great time to get out and be active. Whether your favorite winter sport is skiing, snowboarding, or even sledding, it’s important to understand the common injuries caused by these winter sports and how to prevent these.  Common Winter Sports Injuries...

read more
Bone Health As You Age

Bone Health As You Age

An estimated 10 million people in the United States over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis and an additional 34 million are at risk for this disease. Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and density. This places individuals who suffer from osteoporosis...

read more
Activities to Keep You Active This Winter

Activities to Keep You Active This Winter

Winter during Utah may seem like a great justification to slow down and hibernate rather than staying active. However, there are numerous health benefits to staying active year-round, so we’re sharing some ways to stay active during the cold months of the year.  Get a...

read more
Prepping Properly For Your Run

Prepping Properly For Your Run

If you’re a runner, you understand the importance of preparing yourself properly for your daily runs as well as any races you participate in. If you’re just starting out as a runner, it’s important for you to understand how to prepare properly for a run and how to...

read more

Shoulder Injuries & Symptoms

The majority of shoulder pain issues stem from the shoulder’s many ligaments, cartilage, tendons, and muscles surrounding the joint. Shoulder injuries can happen to anyone, but they’re most commonly seen in athletes and manual workers because of the repetitive motions...

read more