Benign Reasons Causing Joint Pain As we get older, our joints begin to decay and in many cases, depending on the use we have given them throughout our lifetime, start to ache. There are different reasons why this occurs; however, they can be classified in 3 main ones: benign reasons, […]

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Benefits of a Knee Replacement by Naples Orthopedic Doctor Leon Mead When knee pain becomes unbearable due to conditions like arthritis, a knee replacement is the best solution. First step is always to consult and evaluate with your orthopedic doctor all the scenarios so you can make the right decision […]

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Ankle Pain: Tell Me What to Do Like any other joint in your body, your ankle may gradually become painful from arthritis. Most sudden, severe ankle pain results from an acute injury such as a strain or sprain. A strain is a mild stress on a muscle or tendon; a […]

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Preventing A Knee Injury: How to Use Knee Wraps For those of you out there training hard to get stronger legs, this article will be very helpful. Remember, the best way to prevent any injury (in our case an orthopedic one: knee injury) is by informing yourself as much as […]

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A Lesson on Cholesterol As we get older, people tend to worry more about their health since the body starts to run differently. In this space, we have been given a lot of information to avoid you from having orthopedic injuries, how to train as an athlete and prevent sports […]

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Don’t let a Knee Injury Ruin Your World Cup: From Luis Suarez with Love Now that the everyone is watching the 2014 Brazilian World Cup, orthopedic questions arise in my mind. One of the things I wonder about is how knees are so compromised during a soccer game. I know […]

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Recovering from a shoulder injury: rotator cuff exercises There are no criteria or standard when it comes to the amount of time it will take for a shoulder surgery to heal. The biological scaring process will take about three weeks to begin establishing healing bridges. However, after that time scar […]

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Preventing Rotator Cuff Injuries at they Gym: Free Weights versus Machines Weight training should always be part of an exercise regime. It doesn’t matter how old you are, the advantages of a good plan with a proper nutrition program will impact your health in a positive way. This is why […]

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Sports Medicine: Anatomy Lessons to Remember At our orthopedic corner we like to talk about all the topics that can help you prevent yourself from an orthopedic injury as well as guide you in the right direction when you have or suffer one. We also have been introducing some lifestyle […]

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    Knee Replacement Statistics Part II | Knee Replacement Naples This is the second part of the article we created to show you some statistics related to knee replacement. You can check Knee Replacement Statistics for part one. The data taken in 2010 revealed a tremendous amount of information […]

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