Tag Archives: surgery

Tips to Follow During Physical Therapy

Walking into the physical therapy room can be daunting. You’re recovering from an injury and about to work the most tender part of your body. No one wants to go through physical therapy, but it’s the fastest route to a… read more

After-Surgery Care

Surgery isn’t fun for anyone, and for many, the after-surgery period can be a long, tedious time riddled with limited mobility, pain, doctor’s appointments, medication, and other hassles that can impact your quality of life while healing. Regardless of your… read more

How to Prepare for Surgery

Heading into surgery can be unsettling and nerve-wracking, but it doesn’t have to be. Proper planning and preparation can help calm your nerves and result in the best outcome possible so you can focus on healing. Follow these tips to… 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

Soccer Injuries

There’s no doubting the fact that soccer is an intense sport. All you need to do is watch two kids battle it out on the field for possession of the ball – or watch a goalkeeper slide and dive (repeatedly)… 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

Tight Shoe Turmoil

As has been the case for many, many, MANY years, what looks good on your feet may not be the best thing for the health of your feet. You know what we’re talking about, right?!? Pumps that pinch. Stilettos that… read more

Common Ailments of the Elbow

We know that, even if you don’t know all that much about the inner workings of your elbows, you do know when you’ve hurt one (or both) of them. Like just about anything else, elbow injuries can range from minor… read more