Hip Replacement Surgery Explained

When your hip hurts too much to climb the stairs, get dressed, stand up, or stay asleep, it might be time to consider hip replacement surgery. Your orthopaedic specialist at Advanced Bone & Joint of Texas is experienced at determining when you are ready for a hip...
Are Steroid Injections Right for Me?

Are Steroid Injections Right for Me?

If you suffer from knee, back, shoulder or wrist pain, you may be wondering if steroid injections can help. Corticosteroid injections, which are not like the anabolic steroids used by bodybuilders, are used as a part of a whole treatment for arthritis and...
What That Extra 20 Pounds Does to Your Joints

What That Extra 20 Pounds Does to Your Joints

After last year’s more sedentary lifestyle and comfort eating due to COVID-19, the New Year may have you creating a resolution to lose some extra pounds, and that might just be what your joints have needed. Your orthopaedic specialist at Advanced Bone & Joint of...
Is My Elbow Pain Tennis Elbow? I Don’t Play Tennis!

Is My Elbow Pain Tennis Elbow? I Don’t Play Tennis!

If you’re suffering from tender, painful and sore areas around the outside of the elbow, it could be an indicator of lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow. Regardless of whether you play tennis, tennis elbow can cause a swelling and strain of the...
Everything You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

Everything You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

If you have pain and stiffness in your hands, wrists, neck, lower back, hips or knees that is slowing you down, it is possible that you are one of the 32 million adult Americans suffering from osteoarthritis. Described as a degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis...