Orthopedic Surgeons Are Assholes


Or so I’ve been told quite a few times. I don’t know how often I’ve been told that you can’t expect orthopedic surgeons to be nice, or to be empathetic, and that they will be flat-out rude most of the time. 574 more words

365 Day Photography Project

The Amazing Healing Potential of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

The human body has an amazing ability to heal itself. Based on this principle, Platelet Rich Plasma therapy or PRP therapy utilizes the patient’s own blood components to stimulate a healing response in damaged tissues. 218 more words


Meniscus Tear – Causes and Treatments

A knee injury can bring your life to a halt. It can greatly limit the activities you can perform. Severe knee injuries, like a meniscus tear, can occur when the knee is twisted or rotated forcefully and suddenly. 226 more words


Tips After Shoulder Surgery

If you find yourself facing shoulder surgery, don’t let yourself get scared by all the doom and gloom articles and posts online. I’m here to tell you that it ain’t that bad. 1,016 more words

Health And Fitness

Flashbulb Chronicles pt. 2: To Seek Better Thoughts

Prior to my eyes failing, I had already become well practiced in the process of degeneration, procedure, and recovery over the course of a decade. It was another of my birth defects, a pair of bipartite patellae, where the saga of my surgeries began. 1,347 more words

Birth Defects

Shoulder Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment

The shoulder is a ball and socket joint. The head of the humerus sits in the socket or the glenoid fossa. The end of these bones is covered by a smooth Teflon-like layer of tissue called articular cartilage which allows these bones to glide smoothly over each other during shoulder motion. 227 more words


4 Non Surgical Knee Arthritis Treatments in Phoenix

Are your knees swollen and painful? Do you feel a grinding sensation in your knees? Do your knees make a popping sound while walking? If yes, you may be suffering from knee arthritis. 185 more words