Orthopedic Center of Arlington

About Orthopedic Center of Arlington

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Orthopedic Center of Arlington has created 15 blog entries.

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints often seen in primary care clinics. In fact, it is the third most common musculoskeletal complaint after neck pain and back pain.
The shoulder is made up of several joints along with muscles and tendons. It is the most mobile joint in the body and is capable […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) is a type of orthopedic surgery which uses plates, screws, or rods to restore broken bones.

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Explained
Open reduction indicates that surgery is required to fix the fractured bone, and internal fixation implies the usage of hardware (screws, plates etc.) to hold the bone in place. […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Educational, Types of Surgery|0 Comments

Common Causes of Severe Back Pain

A large number of people suffer from back pain. The reasons vary from improper posture to age-related wear and tear of the bones and tissues.
Causes of severe back pain
When the back and core muscles suffer intense strain, it can lead to back pain. Since muscles get a lot of blood supply, they usually heal fairly […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orthopedic Carpal Tunnel Surgery

The journal American Family Physician reports that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects about 3-6% of adults in the United States. CTS is a repetitive stress injury that leads to pain, weakness, and numbness in the fingers, hands and wrists and the CTS symptoms can range from minor aches and pains to debilitating.

What is carpal tunnel?

Carpal […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11 Astounding Carpal Tunnel Statistics

With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome being one of the most common surgery performed, we wanted to compile a helpful list of statistics. These stats come from a variety of sources in hopes to provide a holistic understanding about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Surgery.

1. According to the compiled information from the Bureau of Labor and […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frozen Shoulder

Have you ever heard someone say that they are suffering from frozen shoulder? It kind of sounds like a silly thing to say and it doesn’t sound anything like most medical problems. Frozen shoulder does actually have a more more medical sounding name. It is called adhesive capsulitis, and it can be quite painful and […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Saying that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a problematic injury to sustain would be an understatement. According to OSHA, repetitive strain injuries like Carpal Tunnel are the nation’s most common and costly occupational health problem, affecting hundreds of thousands of American workers, and costing more than $20 billion a year in workers compensation. That is one […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is the inflammation of the tendons that insert into the elbow bone on the outside of the elbow joint. Tennis elbow is a type of tendonitis and is considered to be common among people who execute activities that overuse their elbow joints to the point of causing harm to the tendons […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Symptoms of a Rotator Cuff Surgery

Injuries happen to people on a daily basis. Often times we are fortunate enough to avoid them, but from time to time we will suffer from some sort of physical ailment. Whether it is the flu, a broken or fractured bone, a sprain, or mnemonia, there are always people experiencing something abnormal physically. One of […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plantar Fasciitis with Infographic

Much of our time is spent on our feet. Whether we are transporting ourselves to or from a location, standing while having a conversation, performing yardwork, exercising, or whatever else, our feet are the foundation on which we stand. But there is one major problem that roughly 2 million people face every year. That problem […]

By |March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments