Is Your Pain Coming from the Sacroiliac Joint?

The sacroiliac joint is located at the junction of the spine and the pelvis. It functions as a shock absorber that cushions against the force of your upper body.  At least 15% of patients with low back pain will actually have sacroiliac joint pain.

Congratulations to Dr. Bahu

Dr. Bahu inducted into The American Shoulder Elbow Surgeons

Dr. Bahu has been admitted to The American Shoulder Elbow Surgeons! 

Clarkston Office

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Join us for the grand opening of the our new Clarkston office at 7650 Dixie Highway on Thursday November 2 from 4 to 6 pm. We will be raffling prizes and signed memorabilia. 

Michigan Medical Report

Drs. Bahu and Kassab featured in St. Joe's Michigan Medical Report

Your Knees. Your Choice

Research reveals orthopaedic surgery has a social and economic impact

Total knee replacement (or total knee arthroplasty (TKA)) is one of the most successful and life-enhancing surgical procedures.

Is Running Good or Bad for Your Knees?

Recent article published in TIME Magazine on running and knee pain. It quotes a study that concluded that short distance running is probably not harmful to your knees and does not cause inflammation. 

Where exactly is your pain?

Joseph Ward, MD

A common question asked by an orthopedic surgeon during a new patient visit is: where exactly is your pain?  The physician may ask several other questions about the pain: Can you point with one finger to the spot that hurts the most?  Does the pain travel anywhere?   

Iovera Freezes Away Knee Pain

Cutting Edge Treatment

Our doctors are the first in Michigan to use the Iovera system for the treatment of knee pain. 

Bunions Causes and Treatment

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Many people think a bunion is a simple bone prominence by the big toe. Actually, a bunion can be a progressive deformity of bones and joints.

These mal-aligned structures can cause a painful “bump,” but can also cause functional problems, leading to other regions of foot pain. 

Bunions develop slowly. Pressure on the big toe joint causes the big toe to lean toward the second toe. Over time, the normal structure of the bone changes, resulting in the bunion bump. This deformity will gradually increase and may make it painful to wear shoes or walk.

Get back on the course quicker

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Golf is a hobby for some, a pastime for others, and a passion for many.  Any day a golfer is kept off the course due to an injury is a day wasted, according to Dr. Bill Ward, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County.

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