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When Is a Physiatrist the Right Choice for You?

When Is a Physiatrist the Right Choice for You?

A physiatrist, also known as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, may be the helpful to you if you suffer from acute or chronic muscle or skeletal pain. Physiatry is a relatively new medical specialization involving the diagnosis, trea ... View More...

Stress Fractures — What Athletes Need to Know

Stress Fractures — What Athletes Need to Know

Stress fractures are among the most common sports injuries, occurring when muscle fatigue sets in. Fatigued muscles cannot effectively absorb added shock, so any overload is transferred to the bone. This can cause a tiny crack — a stress fracture ... View More...

Treating Joint Pain Without Opioid Medication

Treating joint pain without opioid medication

For short-term joint pain — after an injury or surgery, perhaps — physicians and surgeons often prescribe opioid medications, also known as narcotic drugs. For long-term pain management, on the other hand, these medications are almost never a ... View More...

Shoulder Pain Causes

Shoulder Pain Causes

To treat shoulder pain effectively, orthopedic and sports medicine specialists must first determine the cause of the problem. Shoulder pain can occur due to a variety of issues within the joint or among any of the surrounding muscles, tendons, liga ... View More...