Getting Orthopedic Help

Three Causes Of Heel Pain That You Can Do Something About

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Heel problems affect much more of your life than just your comfort. If your heel hurts, your ability to walk and run is hampered, and constant or near-constant pain can make you feel horrible even when off your feet. Sometimes the cause of the heel pain is so entrenched or chronic that healing your feet could take a very long time. But there are some causes that you can remedy in a reasonable amount of time.…

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Six Mistakes to Avoid When Using and Caring for a Prosthetic

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Using prosthetics can drastically increase amputees’ quality of life. To ensure each patient’s health, comfort, and convenience, a prosthetic needs to be properly used and cared for. Unfortunately, patients sometimes make mistakes that detract from the comfort and convenience of using a prosthetic. The following are six mistakes to avoid when you are using and caring for your prosthetic:  1. Not Keeping the Skin Near the Prosthetic’s Attachment Points Clean and Healthy…

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Independent Orthopedic Evaluations: Here's What You Need To Know

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If you’ve suffered injuries and plan on filing a claim or lawsuit, it’s important to get an evaluation from a doctor who is independent of the case. You’ll have the best chance at winning your claim if you have an evaluation from a doctor who can testify about your injuries without prior bias. Orthopedic doctors examine joint alignment, as well as comparing the left and right sides of the body for any differences.…

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