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Six Types of Fractures Jun 22nd, 2021

Consider a simple glass and think about the many ways in which it can break — perhaps a crack develops or the whole thing shatters into pieces. The same is very much true of your bones, which dictates how we go about restoring the hard tissue. Dr. Timothy Wilson and...

2 Conditions That Benefit From Shoulder Arthroscopy May 23rd, 2021

From waving Hello to eating a meal, your shoulders play no small role in your everyday life, which is made abundantly clear when something goes awry in these major joints. To regain the use of your arm and wave goodbye to pain, shoulder arthroscopy is the perfect all-in-one approach as...

7 Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Apr 18th, 2021

Currently, about 600,000 knee replacements surgeries are performed each year in the United States, but this number is expected to jump to nearly 1.3 million by 2030, representing a 189% increase. One of the drivers behind this increase is the fact that knee replacements are highly successful. Board-certified orthopedic surgeon...

What is a Meniscus? Mar 16th, 2021

Your knees are the largest joints in your body, which makes sense given all they’re in charge of in terms of mobility, range of motion, and support. To meet all of these demands, your knees feature hard and soft tissues that work together to ensure optimal function. Unfortunately, this also...

The Dangers of Osteoporosis Feb 12th, 2021

Around 54 million adults over the age of 50 in the United States have low bone mass and more than 10 million in this group have osteoporosis. Thanks to an aging population, the numbers of people with low bone mass are expected to rise to more than 71 million by...

When to Consider Rotator Cuff Repair Jan 19th, 2021

Take a moment to swing your arms around and even reach around to touch your back. What you’re experiencing is the incredibly wide range of motion your shoulders provide and your rotator cuff plays no small role in this. So, when there’s a problem, like a tear, you want to...

Signs of a Patellar Dislocation Dec 10th, 2020

Under normal circumstances, your kneecap, or patella, slides easily, allowing movement in your legs. When you dislocate your kneecap, however, the results include limited movement and much more. Here at our practice, Dr. Timothy Wilson excels in the treatment of knee injuries, and patella dislocations account for 2%-3% of them....

Life-Improving Benefits of a Cartilage Transplant Nov 9th, 2020

Cartilage is the primary connective tissue in the human body. Not only does it hold important joints like your knees together, it provides stability, cushioning, and smooth, pain-free, movement. When damage occurs to this important tissue, it can limit how you make your way through the world. At our practice,...

Lesser Known Symptoms of Fractures Oct 9th, 2020

A flying leap off a trampoline, a fall on the ice, or a collision on the playing field — these are all common scenarios where a fracture can occur, and they’re usually fairly obvious. Some breaks, however, develop over time or they’re quite small, and they don’t present the same...

Returning to Sports After ACL Reconstruction Sep 14th, 2020

It’s hard to find an athletic pursuit that doesn’t somehow involve your knees, which puts these large joints in the direct line of fire when it comes to injury. Luckily, we’ve come a long way in helping you get back into the game through anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, but...

The Amazing Benefits of Shoulder Arthroscopy For Treating Shoulder Pain Aug 13th, 2020

When active and major joints like your shoulders are in pain, you quickly realize just how important they are in your day-to-day life. Everything from driving your car to eating dinner involves your shoulder joints, so when pain strikes, the effects can be far-reaching. Rather than piling onto the problem...

What to Expect When Recovering From Knee Replacement Surgery Jul 30th, 2020

Nearly one million knee replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States, allowing scores of people to regain the freedom of moving without pain. While surgery of any kind typically requires a recovery period, thanks to new surgical techniques, including arthroscopy, we can get you back on your...

Dr. Wilson Distinguished Arthroscopic Leader Jun 30th, 2020

  The AANA Distinguished Arthroscopy Leader Program is an opportunity for AANA Active members to be a part of an elite group of leaders in arthroscopy and add another prestigious credential to their signatures. Individuals who are accepted into the program have set themselves apart through involvement, education and advancement....

When does a Rotator Cuff Injury Require Surgery? Jun 1st, 2020

Your rotator cuff has the important job of keeping your upper arm bone fastened into the socket of the shoulder. This complex tangle of muscles and tendons provides you with incredible range of motion, so you can use your arms to throw and lift. But this great mobility also comes...