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Shoulder Pain Hurting Your Golf Game?

Dr. Bahu talks about shoulder pain related to your golf game

With the growing popularity of golf, physicians specializing in the musculoskeletal system are seeing more golf related injuries.

Survey Results

The results are in... The staff and doctors at OSOC are getting great marks.

We surveyed 100 patients in the month of January and tabulated their responses. Check out the results.

Knee pain with stairs may be an early sign of arthritis

A new study indicates that having knee pain with stairs may be one of the earliest signs of arthritis.

Why Do I Have Shoulder Pain At Night?

The most common cause of shoulder pain is rotator cuff tendonitis.

Joint Replacement And How Long Does It Last

Joint Replacement And How Long Do They Last.
Many Joints can be successfully replaced these days. Hip and knee replacements can last over 20 years.  Learn more in our patient education center.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Over time, the shoulder becomes very hard to move.

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Although osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are two very different medical conditions with little in common, the similarity of their names causes great confusion. These conditions develop differently, have different symptoms, are diagnosed differently, and are treated differently. 

Ice vs. Heat

Ice vs. Heat

When you have pain or a strain, it’s important to know when to use heat and when to use ice.

Trips, Falls Common Halloween Injuries

Trips, falls among most common Halloween injuries

Parents should take extra caution this year to avoid common Halloween injuries. Every year we see injuries that could have been prevented with some simple precautions:

Physical Therapy Before Hip or Knee Replacement Can Improve Outcomes After Surgery

Prehabilitation reduces need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent

Physical therapy after total hip (THR) or total knee replacement(TKR) surgery is standard care for all patients. A recent, appearing in the Journal of Bone Joint Surgery also found that physical therapy before joint replacement surgery, or “prehabilitation,” can diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent, saving an average of $1,215 per patient in skilled nursing facility, home health agency or other postoperative care.

Reporter's Hip Replacement Story

hip infographicEric Niller, a 45-year oldcolumnist, wrote an article in 2011 about the trend in younger hip replacement patients. Three years later, he underwent his own surgery in April. Niller recounts his personal experience and details the surgery with help from his surgeon. Read his story here

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