Kohler's disease is a condition, where the navicular bone in the foot looses its blood supply temporarily and sustains a state of bone death, also called avascular necrosis.
Osgood Schlatter’s is a condition associated with inflammation of the apophysis of the tibial tubercle. This means that a portion of the growth plate of the shin bone has become irritated.
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which may cause the spine to be in the shape of a C or S instead of being straight.
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year, $500,000 grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Dr. Thomas Fehring of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC.
Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain.
Almost all of us, at some point, will strain or irritate a muscle or ligament, and the resulting pain can have a big impact on your daily life. To make that pain subside is it better to use ice or heat?
Plantar fasciitis affects nearly 2 million Americans each year, with over 10% of the population suffering from this condition at some point over their lifetime.
As a specialty practice of occupational and physical therapy, hand therapy focuses on orthopedic conditions that affect the upper extremities (hands and arms).