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A Patient’s Guide to Hip Replacement Surgery

Academy Orthopedics are the very best at minimally invasive total hip replacement surgery.

Introduction  Are you researching the possibility of hip replacement surgery? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Academy Orthopedics, we are experts in hip replacement and can show you the important details you need to consider when deciding on a total hip replacement, a minimally invasive total hip replacement, anterior total hip

What Are The Signs Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve that runs through your palm, wrist, and bottom of your hand becomes compressed or irritated – leading to pain, numbness, and tingling in your fingers and hand. A ligament in the wrist often thickens causing extra pressure on the median nerve in the

Easily Identify the Symptoms of a Meniscus Tear in 5 Easy Steps

Symptoms of a Meniscus Tear

Our knees can be very sensitive and it is not uncommon for injuries to occur. One possible knee injury you may experience is a meniscus tear. You need to understand the symptoms of a meniscus tear, how they happen, and how to treat them. Both of your knees will have two menisci on the outer

Stop Hand Tendonitis in Its Tracks with These Simple Steps

Hand Tendonitis

You use your hand for the majority of tasks that you complete throughout the day. The last thing you want is to be unable to use your hand or wrist because of an injury. If you have signs of hand tendonitis then you will need to consult with your doctor. You may be referred to

Is Your Shoulder Frozen? Here’s How We Can Help!

Shoulder Frozen

You may experience a pain in your shoulder that makes you wonder, is my shoulder frozen? That could very well be the explanation. The technical term is adhesive capsulitis and it affects 2 to 5 percent of the population in the United States. When your frozen shoulder pain becomes more than you can handle and

What are Meniscal Tears, and How do Orthopedic Surgeons Help Fix Them?

Meniscal Tears

As an athlete, you are susceptible to many different injuries, no matter the sport. Sometimes these injuries can be mild or acute. Other times they may be extreme. Academy Orthopedics is no stranger to sports injuries, especially meniscal tears. This is a widespread knee cartilage injury that can either be treated surgically or non surgically,

The Relationship Between Sports Injuries and Athlete’s Mental Health

Sports Injuries

Every year we see millions of people diagnosed with depression. One group that is particularly vulnerable to depression is athletes who deal with sports injuries. Unfortunately, throughout sports and exercise, injuries are inevitable. At the Academy of Orthopedics, we have seen and advised athletes of all precautions to decrease the chances of sustaining sports injuries.

Do Amateur Athletes Need Ortho Doctors? YES, They Do!

Ortho Doctors

When you think about athletes and the amount of physical demand placed on their bodies while playing sports you can’t help but be concerned with the injury risks. In fact, injuries don’t necessarily have to be from playing competitive sports. They can happen from accidents and training programs too. Also, it is inevitable that at