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 from trauma cases, surgery to fuse the SI joint is always elective. SI joint pain is something that I see frequently in my practice as an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs. It can often be mistaken for back pain, and can...

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 possibly physical therapy. I got them pretty bad during my first season running in high school. They did go away, but only after I stopped running for a while. As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, I don’t often see shin...

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. Some braces wrap around the whole knee, while others are just a strap. Some are expensive, some are cheap, some are light, and some are heavy. Which one should you get for your knee pain? The better question is should you even buy...

How to tell if a bone is fractured or bruised

How to tell if a bone is fractured or bruisedThe 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 frequently treat people who have both bone bruises and fractures (also known as broken bones). That being said, when you fracture some bones, you will know it! If you fracture your hip, arm, or leg, there is frequently some deformity and...

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