Did you know that of the approximately 20 million Americans who run on a regular basis, close to 80% experience some form of running-related injury every year? Running injuries are usually the result of pushing yourself too hard and not taking enough time to listen to your body.
Minimally invasive surgery, by its very nature, is a technologically advanced surgical procedure. Constant innovation in instruments and technique have enabled complex surgeries to be performed through small incisions with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
Arthritis Awareness Month is celebrated in the month of May with the goal of helping the millions of Americans diagnosed with some form of arthritis to successfully overcome the challenges of living with this chronic debilitating condition.
A stress fracture generally occurs when a repetitive low-intensity force acts on a bone creating a tiny crack. If left untreated, the crack will worsen until a relatively minor injury such as a misplaced step may cause a full-fledge break in the bone, just like the proverbial final straw that breaks the camel’s back.