Tag Archives: pain

What is Trigger Finger?

Trigger finger, a painful condition caused when the thumb or finger locks up when bent due to inflamed tendons, is a common ailment among a wide array of individuals. The condition itself is caused by prolonged repetitive movements or use… 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

Overuse Injuries – Part 3

Thanks for joining us for our third and final installment to our blog series on overuse injuries. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve looked at some of the most common overuse injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 2

Welcome back to our series on overuse injuries! In our last blog we covered overuse injuries of the upper extremity (specifically of the shoulder and elbow) and, today, we’re going to look at some of the most common overuse injuries… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 1

Welcome to spring, everyone! With the snow and ice officially behind us, EVERYONE seems to be getting out and getting active…and we LOVE it!!! Running, swimming, biking, hiking, soccer, baseball, soccer, softball…the list goes on and on. With all of… read more

A Little Bit About Physical Therapy – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re really not sure what we would do without our amazing team of very talented – and highly trained – physical therapists. But, for those who don’t know much about the profession or… read more