Rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement syndrome, and frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) are common shoulder orthopedic issues. Calcific tendonitis is also a common problem that affects a patient’s range of motion and pain level. To get the best results and restore shoulder function, consult an orthopedic specialist for an accurate diagnosis and customized treatment.
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) and golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) are common elbow orthopedic issues. Overuse and arthritis can also cause elbow pain and stiffness. Various fractures involving the elbow joint are also common. An orthopedic specialist can diagnose and treat elbow-related conditions quickly, improving management and function.
Carpal tunnel syndrome, which causes pain, tingling, and weakness in the hand, wrist sprains, and fractures from falls or sports injuries are common wrist orthopedic issues. De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, inflammation of the thumb-side wrist tendons. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can cause wrist pain, stiffness, and function loss.
Hip osteoarthritis, a degenerative condition that breaks down cartilage in the hip joint, causes pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility; hip bursitis, where the bursae, small fluid-filled sacs that cushion the hip joint, become inflamed, causing pain and discomfort; and hip fractures, common in older adults due to falls or accidents, cause severe pain and difficulty bearing weight. Seeking medical attention from an orthopedic specialist is essential for proper diagnosis and individualized treatment to address these hip-related conditions effectively and improve overall hip function and quality of life.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, which cause knee instability and pain during sports or activities that involve sudden stops or changes in direction, meniscus tears, which damage the knee joint’s cartilage due to twisting or direct impact, and patellofemoral pain syndrome, which causes pain around or behind the kneecap, are common orthopedic knee problems. To manage these knee conditions and improve knee health and function, patients should see an orthopedic specialist for an accurate diagnosis and tailored therapy.
Ankle sprains, which cause pain, swelling, and instability due to ligament stretching or torn by twisting or rolling the foot, are common orthopedic issues. Ankle fractures, often caused by falls, accidents, or sports injuries, cause severe pain, swelling, and difficulty bearing weight on the affected ankle; plantar fasciitis, which causes pain at the bottom of the foot near the heel; and ankle impingement, where s Orthopedic specialists must diagnose and treat these ankle conditions to ensure proper healing and ankle function.
Workers Compensation Conditions Treated
The Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is here to help injured workers! Our team of professionals work with Occupational Health providers, employers, and Workers Compensation Insurers to provide quality orthopedic care to get patients back to work safely and quickly.
- Common Conditions treated:
- Overuse injuries
- Ligaments Sprains
- Back Injuries
- Muscle Strains
- Shoulder Injuries
- Knee Injuries