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FAQs

Q: What are the symptoms of common joint injuries?

A: Symptoms often related to common joint injuries can include pain, swelling, redness, warmth and stiffness. Be sure to contact your doctor if you have severe pain and cannot put any weight on the injured joint. The injured area looks crooked or has lumps and bumps (other than swelling) that you do not see on the uninjured joint or you have numbness in any part of the injured area.

Q: How do I tell the difference between a sprain and a fracture?

A: Sprains and fractures often share many of the same symptoms; it is sometimes difficult to tell the difference between a sprain and a fracture. Your doctor may need to X-ray the affected area, or conduct other tests to accurately diagnose the injury.

Q: What is a recommended treatment for minor orthopedic injuries?

A: The treatment plan for an orthopedic injury will vary based on the degree of damage to the area. Most minor injuries are initially treated with a strategy known as RICE, which stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation.

Q: What is arthritis?

A: The most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, can affect any joint in the body, but most often afflicts the knees, hips, and fingers. Most people will develop osteoarthritis from the normal wear and tear on the joints through the years.

Q: What is Degenerative disc disease?

A:Degenerative disc disease is a general term applied to back pain that has lasted for more than three months. It is caused by degenerative changes in the intervertebral disks in the spine and can occur anywhere in the spine: low back (lumbar), mid-back (thoracic), or neck (cervical).

Q:What is frozen shoulder?

A:Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a condition in which the tissues around the shoulder joint stiffen, scar tissue forms, and shoulder movements become difficult and painful. Any shoulder problem can lead to frozen shoulder if you do not work to maintain its full range of motion.

Q: What is the Treatment of Tibial Shaft fracture?

A: Tibial fracture looks very simple to treat, but it poses a bigger exigent problem when it comes to choosing a suitable implant and method to fix the Simple , Segmental or Comminuted tibial shaft fracture.

Q: What is a recommended treatment for minor orthopedic injuries?

A: The treatment plan for an orthopedic injury will vary based on the degree of damage to the area. Most minor injuries are initially treated with a strategy known as RICE, which stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation.

Questions about appointment

Q: What are the hours of operation?

A:The therapy facilities are open from 9 am to 6 pm, Mon to Sat. On Sundays, by prior appointment only.

Q:What do I need to bring with me?

A:Bring your physical therapy referral/prescription and a copy of your insurance card.

Q:How should I dress?

A:You should wear or bring comfortable, loose fitting clothing.

Q:How long will my visit take?

A:Expect to spend about 45-60 minutes on your initial visit. Follow-up visits will vary depending upon your plan of care.