When Is Hip Replacement Necessary?

Although hip replacement is major surgery, it is also one of the most routine surgical procedures performed in the U.S. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 300,000 Americans received artificial hips last year, giving them new freedom to enjoy both the simple activities of life and the great adventures they […]

Treating SLAP Tears

Your shoulder is one of the most active joints in your body. It provides flexibility in more directions than any other joint. That is one reason there are so many ways it can be damaged, and so many different terms to describe injury to this essential joint. SLAP is an acronym that explains where and […]

COVID-19 and the Role of Home-made Masks

As we all prepare to go through the difficult challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some bright spots around the world.  Those are from countries that have been able to slow down the virus and even eliminate new cases.  Based on a number of excellent resources, it turns out that masks, made in the […]