Tag Archives: arthritis

Nov
21
2012
Dr. Figgie

Q1. What are some of the biggest mistakes patients make when starting physical therapy after total hip replacement? One of the biggest mistakes patients make is that they try to … More…

Oct
24
2012
Food-sources-of-vitamin-D

Q1.  What are some foods that are a good source of vitamin D for people with arthritis? Vitamin D is not the easiest vitamin to get from food, mainly because … More…

Aug
15
2012
wrist pain

Q1. I spend a lot of time at work typing on the keyboard and my wrist sometimes hurt. What can I do to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome? To prevent carpal … More…

Jul
19
2012
Dr. Vivian Bykerk, Rheumatologist

Q1. What’s the difference between psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis? Both are forms of inflammatory arthritis and often are treated with similar medications. Patients with psoriatic arthritis often have a rash … More…

Jul
17
2012
PRP Injection for Tendon Tear

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) continues to be the buzz when treating various musculoskeletal problems. It stimulates the body’s healing response for tissue repair at the site of injury. While the … More…