Osteoarthritis: Causes and Conservative Treatments By Dr. Joseph McCormick, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Joseph McCormick is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He is seeing patients at our Appleton orthopedic office, located in Ascension NE Wisconsin – St. Elizabeth campus. Request an appointment [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I144CfD1KM Knee pain, hip pain, really any joint pain can significantly impact your motivation to exercise. You may even think that exercise could make your arthritis worse. But staying active with arthritis is possible. The truth is, exercise is a [...]
By Dr. Paul Utrie, Rheumatologist Over seven million Americans. That’s how many people are affected by rheumatic diseases in the United States. Over seven million, including nearly 300,000 children!* According to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), rheumatic diseases cause [...]
Just like the term “shoe” is an all-encompassing description of hundreds of types of footwear ranging from tennis to pumps, flats to sandals, cleats to horse, so is the term “arthritis.” Arthritis is the general term that describes varying diseases [...]
You decided to see an orthopedic doctor about your painful joint, and the physician says you have osteoarthritis. You are probably asking, "Now what do I do?" After being diagnosed with OA, your orthopedic physician will go through several treatment [...]
Only a physician can give you a definite "yes" or "no" to the question, "Do I have arthritis?" However, it's important to understand what arthritis is and what the symptoms are so you know when it's time to see a [...]
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