Tag Archives: orthopaedics

Prairie Ortho: 3D Printing of Prosthetics

Technology is always changing and advancing in our ever-changing world, so much so that we now have the ability to create prosthetic limbs via 3D printing. By utilizing 3D printing, more individuals will have access to affordable and quality-made prosthetics…. read more

How to Know When It’s Time to Consult a Physician on your Shoulder Injury

The shoulder is one of the most used joints in the human body, and as such is very susceptible to injury. A healthy shoulder relies on a series of muscles, tendons, and ligaments working together in harmony. Soft tissue injuries… read more

Soft Tissue Knee Injuries

The functionality of the knee would not be possible without the series of tendons and ligaments that hold everything together. Trauma or overuse can strain or tear these soft tissues and leave you immobile. The most common causes of soft… read more

Common Elbow Injuries

Elbow injuries (diagnosed via exam, x-ray, CT or MRI) can involve the arm muscles and bones, as well as the ligaments and tendons, and treatment is specific to the affected structures. Tennis elbow, aka lateral epicondylitis, affects the tendon that… read more

Kneecap Injuries

When most people think of knee injuries they think of torn ACLs or other ligament damage that athletes get. With knee injuries making the rounds in the news now we think it’s important to touch on a lesser known knee… read more

Common Causes of Hand Pain pt. 1

The human hand is one of the most complex structures of the body. They are also some of the most heavily used parts of the body, so when you are experiencing hand pain, it can be some of the most… read more

After the Surgery – What Now? (Part 1)

Welcome to our “After the Surgery” blog series! When it comes time for surgery – regardless of what type it may be – patients, along with their family and/or other caregivers, have a lot of information to take in and… read more

Trigger Finger – Part 2

In part 1 of our blog about trigger finger, we looked at the following: What it is: Stenosing tenosynovitis – more commonly known as “trigger finger” – is a condition that involves one of your fingers getting “stuck” in a… read more

Trigger Finger – Part 1

Stenosing tenosynovitis – more commonly known as “trigger finger” – is a condition that involves one of your fingers getting “stuck” in a bent position. Often the affected finger will straighten back out with a “snap” – kind of like… read more

Knee Pain and Weight Loss

It’s a well-known fact that carrying around excess weight – be it a little or a lot – puts us at an increased risk of developing things like diabetes and heart disease. However, a lesser known tidbit of information is… read more