• How Is Total Knee Replacement Surgery Performed?

    Deciding to have total knee replacement surgery can be a difficult, even frightening decision. Planning and discussing the surgery with your doctors and loved ones can take time, and surgery is always a daunting subject. However, if your quality of life has been severely affected by pain and reduced mobility in your knees,

    Tips to Choosing an Orthopedic Surgeon

    In recent years, medical advances have made orthopedic surgery a more popular and viable option for many people. More complex joint repair techniques are available now than ever before, and replacing worn out joints is more routine. Procedures are faster and less invasive than they were twenty years ago. Recovery times are shorter,

    Taping vs Bracing for Ankle Sprains

    Author: Dr. Daniel Savarino, DO

    Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries seen at Regional Orthopedics, or any sports medicine or orthopedic practices. A sprain, depending on the severity of the sprain can range from a stretching to complete tearing of a ligament. It is the ligaments on the outside part of the ankle that are most commonly affected.

    Does using ultrasound for injections really make a difference?

    Author: Dr. Daniel Savarino, DO

    Many orthopedic and sports medicine practices are now starting to use ultrasound in their offices to administer their injections. At Regional Orthopedics we have 5 years of experience with ultrasound and have performed over 10,000 ultrasound guided injections. Many patients want to know why we use ultrasound and does it make a difference compared to the way we have injected for years?

    Does Cryotherapy Work?

    Author: Dr. Vasilios Kountis, DO

    Cryotherapy has been used by athletes for years, but lately it has been increasing in popularity for non-athletes, as well. Non-athletes can now do cryotherapy in some doctors’ offices, gyms, and spas. There are even businesses popping up all over the country that specialize in cryotherapy.