How do you relieve SI joint pain?

How do you relieve SI joint pain?   Physical therapy is one of the best ways to relieve SI joint pain. If a course of physical therapy doesn’t help, many get relief with corticosteroid injections. Rarely some patients elect to get surgery to fuse their SI joint. Apart...

Do shin splints go away?

Do shin splints go away? Shin splints usually go away on their own, but only if proper care is taken. Shin splints are an overuse injury which is really common in runners. Most of the treatment involves activity modification, combined with anti-inflammatories and...

What knee brace is the best for pain?

What knee brace is the best for pain? What brace is the best for knee pain? The best type of brace for knee pain depends on what is causing your knee pain. Braces don’t work for all conditions, and wearing the wrong type of brace could just make your knee pain worse....

How to tell if a bone is fractured or bruised

How to tell if a bone is fractured or bruised The easiest way to tell if you have a bone bruise or a fracture is to get an x-ray. An x-ray will usually show a fracture, but it doesn’t show bone bruises. As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, Colorado, I...

Do doctors do home visits?

Do doctors do home visits? The short answer is yes, doctors still do home visits, although not nearly as much as they used to. Being a home visit doctor in Colorado Springs, I can say that my experience is unique. While there are other doctors and providers who do...