Physical Therapy Essential for Recovery
I missed writing a Blog from Sunday, I was driving back from Austin. I attended my daughter’s couples’ wedding shower. Loads of fun! She is in Physical Therapy School. Hmm... that reminds me of a recent question from a patient. “What does a Physical Therapist do?” Here's what Google says: "Physical therapists can teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. PTs examine each individual and develop a plan, using t
Knee Arthritis is Painful.
Hello! Dr. H again, it’s Sunday afternoon. Why does having knee replacement relieve pain from arthritis when the procedure itself sounds so bad? That is the question that a patient asked me last week. So let us first discuss what arthritis is and why is it painful. The knee joint is a complex joint where the thigh, shin and knee cap meet. This is all held together by an array of muscle, tendons, ligaments, and meniscal cartilage. Where the bones actually meet they are cove