Blogs

The Science Behind Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)

Are you bothered by joint-related pain? Knees, hips, shoulders, or even your hands? You may want to consider platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. The in-office treatment uses substances in your own blood to bring about healing.

Sep 1st, 2021
What Causes Hip Pain in Younger People?

Chronic hip pain can make it difficult to go about your daily life. And while it’s more common later in life, younger people are not immune. Causes range from sports-related injuries to chronic disease.

Aug 4th, 2021
5 Telltale Symptoms of Arthritis

Everyone has heard of arthritis, but what do you know about it? Arthritis symptoms can affect your life in a broad range of ways. Knowing what symptoms to look for can help ensure that you get the care you need sooner rather than later.

Jul 6th, 2021
Hip Dysplasia and Periacetabular Osteotomy

Hip dysplasia is a continuum of disease that can present itself early in life as an infant or much later into adulthood as hip pain and or arthritis. Dr. Woyski briefly explains the pathology and treatment of hip dysplasia in adolescents and adults.

May 11th, 2021
5 Common Knee Injuries

From fractures and strains to ligament issues, knee injuries are common and very often painful. Noticing the signs and seeking medical care can help ensure that you feel and function normally as swiftly as possible.

May 6th, 2021
What Happens During a Knee Scope Procedure?

If your lifestyle has been put on hold or altered because of a knee condition, a knee scope procedure may be just what the doctor ordered. The minimally invasive procedure allows your care team to assess and treat many knee-related conditions.

Apr 5th, 2021
Noticing the Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The signs of carpal tunnel syndrome can crop up slowly and seem like no big deal at first. Ignoring these symptoms, however, can lead to a great deal of pain and dysfunction. Thankfully, there’s a lot you can do about the signs of CTS.

Mar 7th, 2021
Gluteus Medius (Abductor Tear)

Gluteus medius and/minimus or commonly known as abductor tears, can be painful and debilitating. Dr. Woyski reviews their common symptoms and select treatments.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Understanding the Different Treatments for Your Arthritis

Do you suffer from joint pain and restricted movement? Arthritis is a common, painful condition that tends to worsen over time. Thankfully, a range of available treatments can help minimize your symptoms while bolstering your quality of life.

Feb 9th, 2021
Do I Need an Orthopedic Surgeon?

If you’re dealing with knee pain, joint pain, or other lingering issues that make moving about normally a challenge, you may benefit from seeing an orthopedic surgeon. These specialists can diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal issues.

Jan 21st, 2021
Treatment for Your Hand Fracture

If you have a hand fracture, you don’t want to delay treatment. Prompt and proper care can reduce pain and stiffness, while guarding against long-term complications. Thankfully, numerous effective treatments exist.

Dec 1st, 2020
When Is Total Joint Replacement Necessary?

Total joint replacement may be necessary if you’re experiencing severe joint-related symptoms and conservative treatments fail to fully help. Thankfully, many people experience significant, lasting benefits from the procedure.

Nov 10th, 2020
Complex Anterior Total Hip Replacement

Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) to total hip replacement (THA) has been growing in popularity. Despite this growth many surgeons limit their patient selection based on complexity of case and reserve DAA for straight forward hips. We discuss complex DAA here

Oct 14th, 2020
How Telemedicine Can Keep Your Pain Management On Track

If heading to a medical appointment seems impossible, telemedicine can be helpful—especially if you live with chronic pain. Learn how virtual care can help you keep your pain management on track from the convenience of a mobile device.

Sep 8th, 2020
Can Typing Cause Carpal Tunnel?

Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause debilitating symptoms, made worse by typing at your computer. Thankfully, it’s very treatable, especially if you see your doctor early on. If you type regularly, Learn more about carpal tunnel and treatment options.

Jul 15th, 2020
Surprising Causes of Joint Pain

Arthritis is a common cause of joint pain, but it’s far from the only cause. From heart attack to the way you sit at your desk, some causes of joint pain may surprise you. Learn more about causes and treatments for joint pain.

Jun 18th, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Stress Fracture

Do you play sports or hike long distances with a heavy pack? Stress fractures might sound pretty mild, but they can become serious if you don’t address them. The sooner you see a specialist for diagnosis and treatment recommendations, the better.

May 26th, 2020
Hamstring Injuries

Dr. Woyski highlights the common symptoms and treatment for hamstring injuries

Mar 24th, 2020
Living with Arthritis

Arthritis is a common malady that many battle with constantly. Did you know that you can lead a vibrant life and have arthritis? If you live with this common chronic condition, proper treatment and lifestyle changes can go a long way.

Mar 11th, 2020
What is Ischiofemoral Impingement (IFI)?

Often buttock pain is thought of "coming from the back", but not all buttock pain is related to your spine. Ischiofemoral impingement is a newly recognized source of hip pathology that is literally and "pain in the butt"

Feb 27th, 2020
The Benefits of Postless Hip Arthroscopy

Postless hip arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure that addresses a range of hip conditions. It’s less risky than traditional surgery and brings a high success rate.

Feb 17th, 2020
Your Hips Have a Reason to Hurt

Hip pain can be a debilitating disease that can lead to significant impact on a patients’ physical and mental health. There are various causes of hip pain, many of which have overlapping symptoms and a similar presentation.

Feb 13th, 2020
What’s Causing Your Shoulder Pain?

If shoulder pain has you down, it’s important to figure out its source. Only then can you start treating it successfully. Read on to learn about some of these causes and the solutions that can make you pain-free.

Jan 1st, 2020
Signs Your Chronic Hip Pain Could Be Hip Impingement

Does your hip hurt when you try to move it beyond a certain point? Are you having trouble participating in your favorite activities because of groin or lower back pain? These could be signs of hip impingement.

Dec 12th, 2019