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  • Joint Pain Series: Common Causes of Joint Pain

    Experiencing chronic aching, stiffness, and swelling in your joints? In this article, we’ll cover some of the most common causes of joint pain. It’s a complex, chemical interaction between your brain’s synapses and the body’s response. It’s a warning...

  • Joint Series - Blog 1: Why do I Have Joint Pain?

    Understanding the anatomy and function of the body’s joints can help patients begin to realize why they experience joint pain and what can be done to relieve it. We tend to have a love-hate relationship with our joints. We love what they allow us to do...

  • Joint Pain Series: Where to Find the Best Physician for Arthritis

    specialists. You may also benefit from the additional information contained in the accompanying articles from our joint pain series: Joint Series - Blog 1: Why do I Have Joint Pain? Common Causes of Joint Pain How do I Know if I Have Arthritis Do I Need...

  • Joint Pain Series: Answers to Your Top Questions on Joint Replacement Recovery

    or contact us at 1-800-321-9999. In the meantime, check out the helpful info contained in the various articles of our joint pain series, outlined below: Joint Series - Blog 1: Why do I Have Joint Pain? Common Causes of Joint Pain How do I Know if I Have...

  • Joint Pain Series: 5 of the Best Joint Treatment Options Revealed

    Deciding on the best joint treatment options will depend on several variables, including the location, severity and type of arthritis you have. Before you jump to conclusions and assume you need joint replacement surgery, take a few minutes to read...

  • Joint Pain Series: How Do I Know If I Have Arthritis?

    We see countless patients, who come to us asking, “How do I know if I have arthritis?” We’ve written this article to help you try to answer that question! If you’re dealing with joint pain and are wondering about the cause of your discomfort, this...

  • Joint Pain Series: Do I Need to See a Doctor About Arthritis?

    Do I need to see a doctor about arthritis? Good question. We’d say that if joint pain is regularly affecting your quality of life, it’s time to be proactive about getting the treatment you need. You’re fairly certain the joint pain you’re experiencing...

  • Joint Series - Blog 3: Do I Need a Joint Replacement?

    Joint replacement surgeries are generally considered to be safe, effective treatment options for more severe cases of arthritis in the major joints. Find out if it’s right for you... If chronic, nagging joint pain has you trying every possible...

  • Joint Series - Blog 2: What are my Treatment Options for Arthritis?

    It’s the most common cause of joint pain. It impacts one in every five American adults. And if you have it, you need answers about treatment options for arthritis. If you read Blog #1 from this series on joint pain, you’ve probably landed here because...

  • 4 Knee Pain Myths

    treatment to maintain your ease of movement and alleviate pain. For more information, the Rothman Orthopaedics’ Joint Pain Series is an extensive resource of detailed explanations, expert insight, and potential treatment options to help you get back to...

  • Non-Operative Treatment Alternatives for Loose Bodies in the Knee

    What are loose bodies in the knee joint? A loose body is a small fragment of cartilage or bone that breaks off in the knee joint. This can be a result of trauma or degeneration. Loose bodies can vary in size and location, and sometimes there is more...

  • Tips to Prepare for Fall Sports

    In the moment, it’s easy to forget that offseason workouts are just a conditioning tool – a supplemental run-through to keep your body ready for the upcoming season. But as we get ready to head back to school and into fall athletics, it’s important to...

  • Shoulder Health & Preventing the Need for Total Shoulder Replacement in Philadelphia

    Much like the hip, the shoulder is a ball and socket joint. In the case of the shoulder, the “socket” is the area of the scapula (shoulder blade) that holds the head of the humerus arms bone (which is the ball, in this case). Just above the large, ball...

  • The Top 3 Myths and Facts About Hip Pain

    The hips don’t lie—so if yours are in pain, you should pay attention. Hip pain is a common issue that affects of the population today. If you’re experiencing hip pain, it’s crucial to act on it rather than ignoring it. The hip is a series of...

  • Cartilage Restoration Institute

    Cartilage restoration provides options beyond a full replacement to patients who suffer from knee pain due to arthritis and cartilage injury. Our physicians can biologically resurface, realign, and stabilize a patient’s joint rather than replace with...

  • Meet the Best Hip Replacement Surgeons in Philadelphia

    If you are experiencing pain in your hip, especially if this pain is keeping you from moving around, working, and playing in the way that you are used to, it may be time for you and your doctor to talk about surgical treatment for your hip joint. An...

  • Outracing Biceps Tendinitis for Swimmers Both In and Out of the Pool

    Reduce your risk of biceps tendonitis with some simple best practices. Despite its low-impact nature, swimming can still pose some intrinsic risk for participants, particularly when poor form and inconsistency are at play. Swimmers, like other...

  • Common Questions About Total Ankle Replacement Surgery

    Total ankle replacement surgery is a treatment that occasionally becomes necessary when an injury or debilitating condition cannot be treated with other surgical or non-surgical methods. Foot and ankle pain is a rather common occurrence, whether as a...

  • What recovery may look like for Jason Richardson's articular cartilage injury

    Last week, the Philadelphia 76ers Shooting guard Jason Richardson sustained a season ending injury to the articular cartilage of his knee. He will be undergoing surgery to fix the damaged cartilage, which will take a full year to heal prior to his...

  • Total Knee Replacement Procedure

    If you are suffering from pain or stiffness in either of your knee joints, whether this is due to an injury, a degenerative disorder, or normal aging processes, perhaps you are considering a variety of treatment options. For many patients, relief from...


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