As a proud supporter of local student sports, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics donated $1,500 to the Flagstaff High School Athletic Department. Each year, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics matches the fees collected during an annual sports physical event hosted for local high school student athletes. … [Read more...] about Northern Arizona Orthopaedics Donates to Flagstaff High School’s Athletic Department
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Northern Arizona Orthopaedics has re-opened their clinics after determining the safest and most practical means. This includes an evaluation process for each patient during the scheduling process that will determine if they are they are at low risk during an in-office visit. However, if patients … [Read more...] about Northern Arizona Orthopaedics Reopens Clinic and Continues to Offer Telehealth
A frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, may be a cause of your shoulder pain. It usually occurs slowly over time, and it can limit the functional use of your arm. Contrary to its name (and fortunately for Flagstaffians), snow and ice have nothing to do with a frozen shoulder. When you … [Read more...] about Is Frozen Shoulder in the Winter Forecast?
With Snowbowl now in full swing, skiing and snowboarding are on the minds of many of us in Northern Arizona. If you are in this category, you know how you feel at the end of the season – your musculoskeletal health is in excellent shape. However, that usually isn’t the case at the very start of a … [Read more...] about Getting Your Body in Shape for Winter Sports
Injuries and illnesses occur when you least expect them. Nearby urgent care clinics can give people the medical care they need, usually at a fraction of the cost or time of an emergency room (ER). They provide care for a wide variety of sicknesses, diseases and other conditions. There are also … [Read more...] about Knowing Which to Visit: ER, Urgent Care or Orthopaedic Walk-in
The ability to walk in a balanced, fluid motion is something that many of us take for granted. The hip joint is an essential part in creating this function. When pain and stiffness alter this ability and non-operative measures fail, I begin the discussion with my patients about total hip … [Read more...] about Wondering About a Hip Replacement?
Every day, there are new advancements in medicine and surgical procedures. New technology and specially trained surgeons mean a greater number of minimally invasive surgical procedures are being performed in hospitals or clinics on an outpatient (no overnight hospital stay) basis, allowing the … [Read more...] about Surgical Advancements Help Improve Trigger Finger Treatment Experience
Some had dreams of a snow-blanketed mountain by Dec. 1, but it’s only a matter of time. Soon, folks from all walks of life will begin cruising down snow-covered slopes in our local mountain regions. Skiing offers recreation, leisure, exercise, connection and, for the more serious youth, competition. … [Read more...] about What do Skiing, Kids and ACLs Have in Common?
For many in Flagstaff active in various types of sports and recreation, an ankle sprain is an unfortunate and uncomfortable set back. Recently, a good friend of mine sustained her first ankle sprain and we had a long discussion regarding various aspects of this injury. This is the gist of our … [Read more...] about Treating an Ankle Sprain
Most of us have seen commercials on TV that claim “If you suffer from chronic back pain, all it takes is as little as 30 minutes and one small incision for you to be up walking within a few hours after surgery, so you can get back to doing the things you love to do.” These advertisements offer hope … [Read more...] about Treating Neck, Spine Pain: Can It Be as Easy as One Small Incision?