Hyperbaric Oxygen

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Hyperbaric oxygen treatments  (HBOT) have been effective in treating hypoxic wounds. Wounds need an optimal environment of nutrients and oxygen to promote new cell growth and healing. Chronic wounds take years to heal because the blood circulation to the wound … Continue reading

Viscosupplementation for Ankle Arthritis

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Osteoarthritis is the most common forms of arthritis. It occurs over time as the cartilage on the ends of bones wears down resulting with bone on bone grinding. Osteoarthritis worsens with time and patients often experience pain, stiffness, loss of … Continue reading

Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

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Retrocalcaneal refers to “behind the heel bone.” Bursitis means inflammation of a bursa, which is a fluid filled sac commonly found between tendons and bones. Retrocalcaneal bursitis is a common problem in athletes and is often associated with Achilles tendonitis. … Continue reading

Syndesmosis Injury

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Pistons backup guard, Spencer Dinwiddie is expected to be out until early March with an ankle sprain according to reports by CBS Sports.  A syndesmosis injury is common with an excess twisting motion of the ankle. It doesn’t sound like … Continue reading

Septic Arthritis

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Septic arthritis is a painful infection of a joint cavity, most commonly caused by bacteria. The knee and ankle are common joints in the lower extremity to be infected. The joint cavity is a sterile environment containing synovial fluid. Infection … Continue reading