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We Want To Hear From You! We have been working on reaching out to our patients and improving our patient education by using blog posts. But now we really want to hear from you on what your unanswered orthopedic questions are.

We Want To Hear From You!

We have been working on reaching out to our patients and improving our patient education by using blog posts. But now we really want to hear from you on what your unanswered orthopedic questions are.

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See The Answers To Our Most Recent Questions.

Is it better to use ice or heat after an injury?

-Brady Nord

“If the body part injured is swollen, ice is probably the better choice. The ice will help decrease swelling and also decrease pain. If there isn’t swelling, we recommend trying both to see which feels better for you.”

-Dr. Scott Welsh

I get shin splints when I run. What should I do?

-Tyler Deveraux

“Icing and anti-inflammatory medications will help with the pain. Since shin splints are usually an overuse injury, the best treatment for this is rest. Take a break from running and do low impact activities like swimming, stationary bike, or elliptical. When the pain subsides, slowly increase your running distance over time. Try running on softer surfaces and avoid concrete if possible.”

-Elaina PA-C


Blog Posts

Rotator Cuff Tears
Anatomy: The rotator cuff is made up of four tendons (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor) that attach to the head of the humerus.
What Graft Is Best For Your ACL Reconstruction?
Tearing an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft is a devastating occurrence after ACL reconstruction (ACLR).
Biceps tenotomy (release) vs Biceps tenodesis (re-attachment) for treatment of SLAP tear
A SLAP tear is a superior labral tear anterior to posterior. The labrum is the rim of cartilage in the shoulder joint. The long head of the biceps attaches at the top of the labrum.

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Sincerely, Dr. Scott Welsh