Throughout the course of these blogs, we have discussed varying joint replacement (or arthroplasty) procedures at length. However, replacement is not the only option when the joint is arthritic or otherwise deteriorated.
We often hear patients with knee cap (AKA patella) instability state that their ‘knee popped out.’ Though it is true that a bony structure is pathologically moving and likely causing a popping sensation, it is not the knee itself.
Bones can fracture, muscles can strain, ligaments can sprain, and joints can become arthritic, but what about nerves? Nerves are subject to injury as well. One region of the body that is subject to nerve injury is the brachial plexus.
In the great realm of joint replacements, the total ankle arthroplasty is one of the lesser known procedures. Despite not being widely known, ankle replacements have actually been around for years and years.
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin is opening a new location at Brookfield Square on June 1st! We are absolutely thrilled to be expanding our practice to reach our Milwaukee-area patients and accommodate all of their orthopaedic needs.
The long-awaited baseball season is here once again! After a year of limited baseball due to the COVID pandemic, players and fans alike seem to be particularly excited to see action on the diamond once again.
The standard course of healing for fractures takes about 3-4 months. The first stage of healing is inflammatory in nature and is typically the most painful. Patients find the injured area to be swollen, sore, and often bruised.