Tips on How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) happens when constant pressure is put on the median nerve. This nerve runs from the forearm through the wrist and provides feeling and sensation to the whole hand — palm, fingers and thumbs. If you have carpal tunnel, you will notice numbness or tingling in your hand. You may also experience […]
New OIP Carlisle Walk-In Clinic is Open!
Carlisle Walk-In Clinic CARLISLE, PA (September 12, 2022) – The Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania (OIP) is pleased to announce the opening of its new Walk-In clinic in our Carlisle location, offering neighbors in and around the area with increased access to orthopedic emergency services such as strains, sprains, fracture or dislocation. Our Walk-In Clinic hours […]
Reasons Why Physical Therapy Is So Important
Physical therapy benefits people of all ages who experience medical conditions, injuries or illnesses that limit their motion and daily function. Professionals customize a person’s physical therapy program to help them return to their prior level of functioning. They might also encourage lifestyle changes that prevent further injury and strengthen the patient’s overall health and […]
Aches and Pains From Training, or Do You Have a Running Injury?
In this article: Are Body Aches and Pains From Training Normal? How Common Are Running Injuries? Signs You’re Overrunning Common Aches and Pains From Running Types of Running Injuries and Their Symptoms Treatment for Running Injuries at OIP Wondering Why You Have Pain When You Run? Running can be one of the most effective ways […]
Cervical Fusion vs. Disc Replacement
In this article: What Is Cervical Spinal Fusion? What Can I Expect After a Spinal Fusion? What Are the Benefits of Cervical Fusion? What Is Disc Replacement? What Are the Benefits of Disc Replacement? Disc Replacement Surgery vs Fusion OIP Back Pain Specialists Neck pain is never easy to live with. Any pain in the […]
Avoiding Re-Injuring Your ACL
In this article: What to Do After ACL Surgery What Not to do with a Torn ACL Recommended Activities for an ACL Injury How Do You know if You Tore your ACL After Surgery? Get ACL Help at OIP The acute cruciate ligament (ACL) is a small but mighty part of the human body. Located […]
All About Seasonal Allergies & Joint Pain
In this article: -Managing seasonal allergies -How to prevent joint pain during allergy season -Food Allergies and joint pain Do seasonal allergies wreak havoc on your body? If so, you’re not alone — many people experience an increase in their allergy symptoms during allergy season, especially when pollen counts are high. For some, symptoms are […]
Ice vs. Heat for Injuries: How Do I Know Which Is Best?
In this article: Heat for Injuries Ice for Injuries What’s better for inflammation, heat, or ice? When Ice or Heat Isn’t Enough Everyone experiences pain. Whether it’s a headache, a torn ligament, a sprained ankle or sore muscles, pain is just a fact of life for many people. Pain is our body’s way of telling […]
Lyme Disease & Joint Pain
-Symptoms of Lyme Disease -Treatment of Lyme Disease -Prevention of Lyme Disease If you are wondering if a disease can cause all your joints to hurt, Lyme disease is most likely the answer. An infection caused by bacterium carried by deer ticks, Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics when caught early. However, when […]
Don’t Let Common Winter Sports Injuries Freeze Your Fun
Every year, millions of people flock to ski slopes, skating rinks and frozen ponds to enjoy a few hours of skating, sledding, skiing, ice hockey and other winter sports. Along with those great times, though, come common winter sports injuries that could have been prevented with the right safety precautions. Among the list of reasons […]