June 2, 2022 / Physical Therapy / Christopher Casey
Dry Needling vs. Local Injections
What are the differences between local injection therapies (cortisone, epidurals, botox etc.) and Dry Needling? Local injections are widely used in pain management to provide pain relief and reduce inflammation. Dry Needling utilizes thin monofilament needles similar to those used by Acupuncturists to alleviate tension without injecting any medication into the body. It is mainly used for treatment of muscular, tendinous or….Continue Reading
May 25, 2022 / Ankle & Foot / Jason Tartaglione
Foot and Ankle Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) has become popular in all surgical fields and has had a positive impact on the field of orthopedic surgery for both surgeons and patients alike. This concept and movement within medicine focuses on performing surgeries with equally or improved outcomes while minimizing soft tissue dissection and surgical exposure. Orthopedic surgeons have been developing MIS techniques for surgeries related to the upper and lower extremities as well as the spine.Continue Reading
May 19, 2022 / Knee / Dr. Keith Monchik
I Dislocated my Patella… What Now?
There are a several ways in which the kneecap can become unstable or dislocate. In many cases, the patella dislocates with very little force because of an abnormality in the structure of a child’s knee. Other times, a sudden twisting force or trauma can cause the patella to dislocate.
The symptoms associated…Continue Reading