Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow - Not Just for the Athletes
Follow along as sports medicine specialist, Kyle Sochacki, M.D., discusses lateral and medial epicondylitis, more commonly referred to as tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Dr. Sochacki explains what causes tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow, the symptoms patients report, how these conditions are diagnosed and treated, as well as the post-surgical recovery process.
Dr. Wroble Inducted Into the Ohio Wrestling Officials Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Orthopedic
ONE sports medicine specialist, Dr. Randy Wroble, on his induction into the Ohio Wrestling Officials Hall of
Fame! The ceremony took place at the Division I Ohio High School Athletic
Association State Wrestling Tournament, which was held at Hilliard Darby High
School on March 14th.
The Correlation Between Diet and Inflammation
Inflammation is the body’s natural response to protect itself from harm. Inflammation happens when the body sends white blood cells to surround an injured area, causing redness and swelling. This aids in recovery, as it is signaling the removal of pathogens from and repair cells to the site of the wound or injury. However, chronic inflammation can lead to disorders like arthritis, asthma, cancer, and more. Nutrition plays a vital role in inflammation, as what you eat can either aid in increasing or decreasing its presence.Continue...
No Sun, No Problem: Keeping Your Bones Strong During the Winter
Keeping your bones healthy and strong should be a year-round priority. However, it becomes increasingly important to be diligent about your bone health during the winter, as vitamin D or the "sunshine vitamin" isn't as readily available when the sun takes a break for a few months.Continue...
Best Foot Forward: A Conservative Approach to Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
Plantar fasciitis is characterized by discomfort, often described as a stabbing pain on the underside of the heel or a sensation of tightness or tenderness along the arch of the foot. This condition typically develops when a repeated activity or a sudden increase in activity, put a strain on the plantar fascia, the thick band of connective tissue that supports the arch of the foot. This can cause the tissue to tear or become inflamed, resulting in pain.
Experiencing Back Pain? How Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery May Help
Follow along as spine surgeon, Robert Ryu, M.D., gives a comprehensive overview of artificial disc replacement surgery. Dr. Ryu discusses what happens during both cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery, what to expect during recovery, and when patients typically get back to participating in the activities they enjoy pain-free!Continue...
Knee Pain? It Could Be Your Meniscus
Follow along as Sports Medicine specialist, Kyle Sochacki, M.D., gives a comprehensive overview of meniscus related knee pain. Dr. Sochacki discusses the purpose of the meniscus, common symptoms of meniscus tears, and conservative and surgical treatment options.
Our newest physicians featured in Columbus Monthly's Health Magazine
Get to know our newest physicians in Columbus Monthly's annual Health Magazine - available at newsstands. Find out what led them to orthopedics and what keeps them motivated each day!Continue...
New Year Nutrition Tips
With a new year, many decide to recommit themselves to living a healthier lifestyle. These changes often include making tweaks to one's diet and exercise routine.Continue...
An In-Depth Look at Facet Joint Syndrome
Follow along as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician, Dr. Neelay Thakkar, gives a comprehensive overview of Facet Joint Syndrome. Dr. Thakkar discusses the causes and symptoms of Facet Joint Syndrome, as well as the treatment options available to help patients get better and back to living their lives with less pain!