Low-Impact Exercise Ideas

Low-Impact Exercise Ideas

When joint pain begins to creep into your life, cutting exercise out of your daily routine may feel like the best option. Avoiding exercise, however, can make your joint pain worse.  Working low-impact exercises into your day can work the muscles and tendons that...
Putting Your Knees at Ease

Putting Your Knees at Ease

If you’re like most people, you take your knees for granted. But when knee pain strikes, it’s impossible to ignore the fact that our knees play a crucial role in our everyday lives. Knee pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including obesity,...
Post-Knee Replacement Activities

Post-Knee Replacement Activities

A knee replacement can be a life-changing surgery for those who have been struggling with knee pain. After the surgery, it is important to take things slow and ease back into your activities. Below are some guidelines for activities that are safe and those you should...
Understanding Hip Arthritis

Understanding Hip Arthritis

​​The hip is a large weight-bearing ball and socket joint that moves and stabilizes the torso and lower body. When the hip is affected by arthritis, it can be debilitating. Patients who are worried about hip arthritis should be aware of the common signs, symptoms, and...
Robot Assisted Surgery

Robot Assisted Surgery

Dr. Keith Nelson offers the Mako System robot-assisted surgery to perform total knee, total hip, and partial knee replacements. Not only is this the most technologically advanced option for patients with pain due to joint degeneration from osteoarthritis in the knee...
Knee Replacement: Everything You Need to Know

Knee Replacement: Everything You Need to Know

Knee replacement surgery is a common procedure that is used to replace a knee joint that has been damaged by arthritis or other diseases. The surgery is done to improve the person’s quality of life by relieving pain and improving mobility. Learn more about the...