What is Bursitis, and What Should You Do About it?

What is Bursitis, and What Should You Do About it?   Your doctor may have told you that you have bursitis, to which you probably asked, “What’s bursitis?”. My guess is that they responded, “Bursitis is inflammation of a fluid filled sac called a bursa.” While...

Did I Tear My Meniscus, and if I Did, is That Bad?

Did I Tear My Meniscus, and if I Did, is That Bad?   A meniscal tear is a very common injury. I’ve actually torn my own meniscus, and had it operated on, so I know what it’s like both as a patient and as an orthopedic surgeon. You may be wondering if you have a...

Sciatica, What is it, and What Can You Do About it?

Sciatica, What is it, and What Can You Do About it?   Pretty much everyone I know has either had, or has known someone who has had sciatica. I’ve certainly treated my fair share of patients with sciatica, also known as sciatic nerve pain. And if you’re...