Many patients who have successfully completed our OsteoArthritis of the Knee Program ask what they can do to keep their knees healthy after the treatment. Now that they are beginning to see the positive results of the treatment, they want to be sure to do everything they can to ensure the longevity of their knee function. [Read more…]
Traveling for the holidays? Here are some tips to help make the journey pain free!
The holiday season truly is the most wonderful time of the year. You may have family or friends across state lines or across oceans that you long to see, or even destinations you wish to explore. Worrying about an illness or feeling unsure about your ability to travel with symptoms of osteoarthritis do not have to hold you back from travelling for the holidays. Here are some tips to help you make your journey pain free. [Read more…]
When it comes to treating chronic knee pain, there are many different options available. These options range from taking over the counter pain medication to extensive knee joint replacement surgery. For the most part, patients and doctors agree that knee surgery should be the last resort, especially if the patient is still younger than 60. [Read more…]
What is the difference between pins and needles and peripheral neuropathy? Most of us have probably experienced the odd feeling of having our hand, leg or foot “fall asleep” which often includes a feeling of numbness or a sensation of pins and needles. This is a very common condition that can happen to just about anyone and is very temporary. It is usually caused when we have sat or slept in an awkward position for too long. [Read more…]
Each time we enter a new year, we get a moment to reflect on the good and bad from the previous year and set new goals for the year ahead. 2015 is no different. It is a time to reshape and redefine your goals and aspirations going forward.
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy to Hold Party, July 25, 2014
Jane Rau, Arizona’s most decorated conservation volunteer, who was instrumental in the creation and development of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve, is turning 92 and the Conservancy is throwing a party July 25, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, at Ciao Grazie, 18835 North Thompson Peak Parkway in Scottsdale, to honor her, her life and her contributions to preserving the natural beauty of our Valley. [Read more…]