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What are Presacral Masses or Tumors?

Also referred to as retrorectal tumors, presacral tumors are rare tumors that develop in the area between the rectum and lowest part of the spine (or back of the pelvis) called the sacrum. The tumor can come in a variety of lesions, ranging from a cyst to a mass that can invade surrounding structure...

History Of The Hip Replacement Surgery

Throughout the last two centuries, the treatment of hip arthritis and problems necessitating hipreplacement surgery has evolved from rudimentary surgical techniques to the minimally invasive methods available today. Now patients who undergo a hip replacement procedure are more active than ever, than...

What Is Liposarcoma?

If you’re diagnosed with liposarcoma, you have a type of cancer that develops from fat cells –connective tissues that support and surround different organs in the body. Liposarcomas most often develop in the fat layer just below your skin, in soft tissues in the form of tendons, nerves, muscles,...

What is a Mal-Union of a Fracture and How is it Treated?

When the body sustains an injury like a broken bone, the body will immediately start the healing process of mending the bone. However, sometimes the two ends of the fractured bone won’t line up appropriately, but still heal, creating what is called a Mal-Union. For areas of the body, like the hand...

5 Common Myths About Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in the U.S., with more than 50 million Americans suffering from some form of inflammatory disease. However, despite how common arthritis is, there are several misconceptions and myths that can make it confusing for patients seeking relief fr...

What’s the Difference Between Primary and Secondary Bone Tumors?

If you’ve been diagnosed with a bone tumor, you are probably feeling confused and overwhelmed by the amount of information you’ve had to absorb. In addition to dealing with the diagnosis, you want to know more about your disease and the best available treatments. Whether you have a primary or se...

Healthy Joint Tips to Help Prevent Arthritis

Currently, 54.4 million Americans have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis, and this number is projected to increase at an exponential rate. Taking steps to prevent arthritis as early as possible is key. The longer you can keep your joints healthy, the greater the likelihood that you can pres...

What is an Orthopedic Oncologist?

Primary bone cancer is a rare disease that can affect any bone in the human body, accounting for less than 0.2 percent of all cancers. When people are facing bone cancer, they will often see different doctors as they navigate tests, diagnoses, surgeries, and treatments including chemotherapy or radi...

Common Causes of Joint Pain

You may notice a stiffness or loss of mobility in your knees, hips or spine at first. The stiffness is usually worse when you first wake up and will slowly improve as the day goes on. Or you may feel tenderness and experience swelling in your smaller joints, like the fingers or at the base […...

Are You at Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis currently affects more than 2 million people in the United States. Arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation of the joints, which can lead to pain, tenderness, and swelling. However, rheumatoid arthritis is a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized as an autoimmune ...

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