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Jammed Fingers

Jammed Fingers 101 A “jammed finger” happens when the tip of the finger is compressed toward the hand, injuring the soft tissue (ligament) in the joints. Jammed fingers can happen

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Orthopedic Surgeon Memphis

Osteoporosis FAQs

Osteoporosis FAQs What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become weak and brittle. Our bodies are constantly building new bone and absorbing old bone. In

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Is Your Shoulder Pain Permanent?

Is Your Shoulder Pain Permanent?

Even before your feet hit the floor in the morning, you probably use your shoulders. When your alarm clock (or phone alarm) activates, your shoulder lifts up your hand to

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How to Manage Arthritis

How to Manage Arthritis

HOW TO MANAGE ARTHRITIS Pain is your body’s alarm system, letting you know something is wrong. While most minor aches and pains will resolve permanently with treatment, chronic pain is

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Dr. Simard

MAKO Robot-Assisted Joint Replacement

Mako SmartRobotics™ Total Joint Replacement Since completing the first Mako SmartRobotics™ Total Knee replacement in the Memphis area in 2018, I have been extremely impressed with the improved outcomes of

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Orthopedic Surgery Rehab

Aquatic Therapy & Exercise

Aquatic Exercise: An Interview with PTA Sharon Dunseath You have probably heard that water is an excellent forum for low impact exercises, physical therapy, and resistance training. In fact, because

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Orthopedic Surgeon Germantown TN

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture A common diagnosis seen by hand surgeons and therapists is Dupuytren’s Contracture. Often, patients describe “curled” or “hooked” finger(s) that they cannot straighten. This bent position usually occurs

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Who Is Caring for Your Athletes?

Who is Caring for Your Athletes? *The preceding article first appeared at https://www.tourcollierville.com/athletic-trainers-caring-for-athletes/ in January 2022. The motto T.E.A.M. – Together Everyone Achieves More – is at the core of the

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Vestibular Rehab

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation The profession of physical therapy has the privilege of treating many different medical conditions. One medical condition that can be treated by physical therapy is Benign Paroxysmal Positional

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Carpal Tunnel

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel, like a tunnel on the roadways, plays a huge role in funneling traffic. However, the carpal tunnel in the hand funnels nerve

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