Recovering from Orthopedic Surgery

Here at the clinic we see a lot of people after orthopedic surgeries, from ACL reconstructions and hip arthroscopy to rotator cuff repairs and joint replacements. We get so many questions from people going into surgery that we started offering a free preoperative session (contact us to schedule one yourself). Although each and every surgery is unique and different, there are some basic concepts regarding the timelines for returning to your favorite activities.

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Are MRIs Definitive?

In a recent article in the New York Times, the overuse of MRI technology was exposed. They point out a study performed by James Andrews, MD, probably the best known sports medicine physician in the world, where he looked at MRI results of 31 perfectly healthy, normal shoulders of professional baseball pitchers. What he found may shock the general public, but it is nothing new to healthcare professionals. Studies like this repeatedly prove a simple point: […]