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Fall Risk

How Serious is Being a Fall Risk? A fall may not seem like a huge issue until a bone is broken, a person is hospitalized, or a disability is acquired.  Fall risk tends to increase as a person ages and may prohibit older individuals from performing daily activities... read more

Cross Training: Making the most out of your workouts

Cross Training Making the most of your workouts! Cross training is defined as utilizing more than one exercise in order to improve athletic performance and physical fitness.  There are several reasons why varying your exercise routine is valuable for your overall... read more

Is it Safe to Travel After a Joint Replacement?

Is it Safe to Travel After a Joint Replacement? It can sometimes be a long haul before finally deciding to proceed with a joint replacement. With the right diagnosis and treatment, you can feel like a brand new person, following a joint replacement surgery. At this... read more

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Let Us Help You Decide Numbness and tingling in the hands can be an annoyance, or even a painful situation for some.  Unless you have an underlying condition that causes numbness, such as diabetic neuropathy or fibromyalgia, it is likely that you have nerve... read more

Carpal tunnel syndrome and Pregnancy

Are you currently pregnant, or during your pregnancy did you experience numbness and tingling or a dull ache through your fingers and wrist? Well, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome! Carpal tunnel syndrome can start anytime during your pregnancy, however, it is more... read more

Rolling Your Ankle: Is it Sprained or Broken?

What is a Sprain? In this blog, we will take a look at what rolling your ankle really means.  Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in the lower leg.  This happens when a ligament, the tissue that connects your bones to other bones, is stretched beyond its... read more

Scaphoid Fractures

No Ordinary Break This bone has the anatomic disadvantages of having poor blood supply, as well as being nestled within the wrist.  When injured, this can feel like a simple wrist sprain.  If the pain does not quickly resolve, then there may be a concern for a... read more

New to the Olathe Office

PRP Injections! One of the newest advances in medicine in the last few years has been the development of the platelet-rich-plasma, or PRP, injections for a variety of orthopedic conditions.  “PRP is a treatment option for many problems including joint pain due to... read more

DOMS

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness New year, new you, right? The couch-sitting and movie-binging have finally released their holds on you and a healthier more active person has emerged. You got this!   It’s hard to keep up motivation to get in shape when you wake up the... read more