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Is Osteoarthritis Curable

Is Osteoarthritis Curable?

Osteoarthritis is the most common kind of arthritis, affecting over 30 million adults in the US. Your body is designed to be a smoothly functioning machine, but due to age, injuries, and other reasons, the joints that enable movement can become damaged, leading to osteoarthritis (OA).  You have a soft cushion of tissue between your joints …

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Understanding the Power of Platelets in Healing

Understanding the Power of Platelets in Healing

Traditional orthopedic practice is undergoing a transformation. A medical treatment long used to speed wound healing after surgery called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) now can speed healing to orthopedic injuries and conditions such as arthritis. PRP gives physicians another tool in their arsenal to combat muscle, tendon, and ligament injuries as well as ease joint pain from arthritis. Are you …

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5 Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain at Work

5 Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain at Work

Most people have an episode of lower back pain at some point in their lives. Not surprisingly, back pain is a leading cause of workplace disability claims. If your pain lasts longer than three months, it’s considered chronic pain.  Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center provide caring treatment for lower back pain.  Before you …

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The Link Between Fluid Retention and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The Link Between Fluid Retention and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are some of your fingers going numb after a day on the keyboard or working construction? Perhaps you’ve developed pain in your wrist. Day after day, it seems to be getting worse. You could have carpal tunnel syndrome.  Our board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center treat many cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, restoring …

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Heres How Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Can Help Your Tendonitis

How Extracorporeal Shock Wave help to Recover Tendonitis

If you’ve been diagnosed with tendonitis, you’re seeking relief. Tendons are strong bands of tissue that join muscles to bones. Any type of repetitive movements of your tendons can inflame them, causing tendonitis.  If you play tennis, you’re at risk for tendonitis, commonly known as tennis elbow —  inflammation in the tendons that move from the …

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Get Back Into the Game Sooner with Tennis Elbow Surgery

Get Back Into the Game Sooner with Tennis Elbow Surgery

Stress injuries like tennis elbow can keep you on the sidelines you while you recover. To get back in the game sooner, look into surgical treatment options that can hasten your recovery. At San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, our care team of six practitioners has the expertise in sports medicine and stress injury treatment that you can …

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