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Do I Need Joint Replacement Surgery?

Do I Need Joint Replacement Surgery?

Ask yourself certain questions to help determine if you need joint replacement surgery. Sometimes you can get so accustomed to living with "an aching hip" or "a bad knee" that you have to stop and ask yourself a few questions …

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Do I Have Arthritis?

Do I Have Arthritis?

Are your joints not moving the way they used to? You may be experiencing the beginning signs of arthritis. As you age, your body may begin to experience aches and pains you weren't accustomed to in your youth. If those …

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Top Treatments for Knee Pain

Top Treatments for Knee Pain

The right treatment can help you alleviate knee pain and get you back on your feet. Suffering from knee pain? So many Americans do as a result of an accident, sports injury, health condition or simply aging. Know that it doesn't …

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Preventing and Treating Knee Pain with Exercise

Preventing and Treating Knee Pain with Exercise

Exercise can sometimes help prevent or alleviate knee pain. Exercise can help prevent knee pain or, if you've already suffered a knee injury or undergone knee surgery, get you back on your feet faster. Conditioning your knees can help make them both …

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Knee Pain: When to Worry

Knee Pain: When to Worry

Knee injuries or disorders often require professional medical treatment. Knee pain can signify an issue with your joint, ligaments or tendons. Joint pain can be dull, throbbing, sharp or otherwise. It can be temporary, reoccurring or chronic. Minor knee pain …

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What to Expect from 2 Stitch Hip Replacement

What to Expect from 2 Stitch Hip Replacement

With two-stitch hip replacement, you’ll likely be back on your feet in a matter of days. Minimally invasive surgery, such as 2 stitch hip replacement, offers patients numerous benefits, including less discomfort, faster healing, fewer complications and smaller scars. Find …

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The Many Nurses at Plaza Medical Center

The Many Nurses at Plaza Medical Center

If you have been a patient or visitor at Plaza Medical Center, you have seen our nurses at work. They may be checking a chart or conferring with a doctor. They may be talking to a concerned family member or …

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When Physical Therapy Is Right for You

When Physical Therapy Is Right for You

Physical therapy is typically prescribed by a doctor to aid patients in their recovery from injury or surgery. It’s prescribed early in the recovery process because the longer you wait to begin, the harder it becomes to start and complete. …

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