What is a Kyphoplasty & How Can it Help Me?

A minimally invasive spine procedure that is being performed with increased frequency across the orthopedic community is kyphoplasty. This procedure is meant solely for those who have a compression fracture in one or more vertebrae in the spine. With the help of a balloon, the act of relieving chronic back pain due to a vertebral compression fracture has revolutionized. What …

Types of Achilles Tendon Injuries & How to Fix Them

The Achilles tendon runs from the bones of your heel to your calf muscles and is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. It’s quite common for this tendon to become injured and there are a few different types of injuries that the tendon can sustain. Tendonitis             This is caused by overuse or damage to the area and …