Boca Raton, FL – July 15, 2020 – Dr. Alan MacGill has been designated a “Master Center” surgeon with experience using innovative technology to help patients with chronic ankle sprains get back on their feet better, faster and stronger. (1,2) Dr. MacGill is using the InternalBrace™ ligament augmentation system. The simple, safe and reproducible technique [...]
Did you know there are over 100 types of arthritis? That's right! And Of these, knee osteoarthritis is the most common. First off, osteoarthritis is age-related, and joint damage is caused by wear and tear. But there is more to it than that. It's not just about your joints getting worn out. Many other things [...]
What is Text Neck? Do you get pain and stiffness in your neck? And do you also frequently use mobile devices? Well, the pain you're experiencing could be from text neck. And this pain is caused by the overuse of tablets, smartphones, and other handheld devices. Looking down at the screen causes poor posture. However, [...]
On average, Americans send over 40 emails a day! And we spend close to 23 hours a week texting. Gamers, however, spend an average of 7 hours a week playing video games. Wow, that's a lot of technology time! So, how is it causing joint problems?
There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]
Thankfully most of us can get outdoors for some fresh air and exercise now. Many can even venture out to parks too. Since we've been missing out on exercise and fresh air lately, going for a walk in the park is the perfect medicine. As a matter of fact, the COVID-19 Pandemic has been keeping [...]
Learn how to Treat Shin Splints So They Don't Derail Your Run If you are a runner then there is a very high probability that you've experienced shin splints. We get it, they are no walk in the park... literally. That annoying pain that is concentrated in the front of your leg along the tibia [...]
Epidural steroid injections are used to treat pain. They work directly, delivering steroids into the spine. A saline solution can also be used to flush out inflammatory mediators. However, these can be an additional source of pain.
We've been getting this question quite often lately, "How Can I Avoid Back Pain While Working From Home?"
A herniated disc is very common in people aged 35-55 . In fact, one of the most common causes of sciatica is a herniated disc. This comes as a shock to most people. However, there are things you can do to prevent sciatica from a herniated disc. What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a combination [...]