Kyphoplasty Used to Treat Spinal Fractures from Osteoporosis.
Compression fractures of the spine are a problem for people with osteoporosis, Dr. Kevin Smith explains a new procedure called Kyphoplasty that helps people stand taller and delivers substantial relief.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of arthritis, Dr. Carlysle Barfield describes the syptoms and treatments to alleviate pain.
Osteoporosis: Bone Density Exam
A bone density is a simple test to determine the strength of your bones. This test is extremely important in diagnosing osteoporosis.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Dr. Gerald Shealy, an orthopedic hand surgeon, discusses Carpel Tunnel Syndrome a common problem with successful treatment options.
Meniscus Knee Injuries
The meniscus acts as a shock absorber for the knee but is commonly injured. It is important to treat early to avoid complications.
Developments in Joint Replacements
Dr. Waddell Gilmore talks with House Calls TV about services provided at the Roper St. Francis Joint Replacement Center. The Center performs more joint replacements than any other hospital in South Carolina.
Safe Play For Sports
In an effort to prevent serious sports injuries and ensure the safety of high school athletes, Charleston County School District (CCSD) and Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH) have launched a collaborative effort called Safe Play for Sports. Crystal Reynolds, an athletic trainer with the program, discusses how the partnership helps the athletes.
Non-surgical Approaches to Treating Back Pain
Dr. Reilly Keffer discusses non-surgical options for treating back pain on Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
John MacIlwaine, MD, who is double board certified both hand surgery and orthopedic surgery, highlights the symptoms and treatment options of trigger finger.
Protecting the High School Athlete from Injury
Dr. Kenneth Caldwell, a Sports Medicine specialist and is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, explains how to prevent sporting injuries and the effect these injuries have on our bodies.
Pronation - Flat Foot and Running
Learn about source of pain in heels, arches, knees and lower back and how to treat.
Dr. Marino talks about what causes heel pain and how to treat it.
Working through the Pain to Stay Active
If you are experiencing chronic body pain talking to an interventional pain specialist may help you find pain relief.
The more servere the deformity the more likely surgery is needed to relieve pain. 85% of patients get pain relief from surgery.
Weekend Warrior: How to Avoid Injuries
Dr. Schoderbek discusses how to avoid injuries and ease pain when injured during exercise.
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic pain can effect many areas of your life. Learn about how to relieve your pain.
Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Craig Rhyne, Jr. discusses symptoms and treatments for Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder simply known as TMJ.
Pain Relief for Joint Replacement: On-Q Pump
House Calls TV discuss On-Q pain pump, an innovation way to treatment pain after joint replacement surgery.
Bunions are swellings at the base of the big toe typically caused by the way a person walks.
Balance and Mobility Loss
As one ages problems can develop with balance and mobility which can lead to a fall. Learn how to lessen your chance of a fall.
Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain
A spinal cord stimulator may provide relief from chronic pain.
The achilles tendon is strongest tendon in the body but usually takes the most beating.
PRESTIGE: Artificial Cervical Disc
A new technology called PRESTIGE helps those with disc disease.
House Calls TV discusses the condition known as bursitis and treatment options.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Treatment options for those with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.
Knee Replacement Surgery
Due to advances in medicine knee surgery is no longer as painful and doesn't require as long of a recovery time.
Treating Shoulder Pain
New trends in treating shoulder pain.
A procedure used to correct compression fractures.
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Patients need shoulder surgery when the cartilage wears down causing bone on bone friction.
Sports After 40
The weekend warrior. Risk of injuries after 40 increases.
LiteGait aids the rehab therapist by suspending the patient to make rehabilitation easier.
Shock Wave Therapy for Heel Pain
Heel and foot pain caused by Plantar Faciitis can effect your mobility. Learn about treatment options for your pain.
Ligments in your ankle can be at risk of sprain.
Interventional Pain Management
Treatment options for pain.
Artifical Cervical Disc Study
Cervical Disc are the padding between bones at the top of the spine. When they wear out they can cause serious pain.
Knee or Joint Replacement
People with knee pain should seek medical advice when rest and over-the-counter medicines will not help.
Treatment for Neck and Back Pain
When Cervical Spine Disease doesn't respond to conservative treatments surgery is often required.
Repetitive Upper Extremity Traumas
Dr. Ernst discusses upper extremity traumas that occur while doing repetitive activities
Procedure for total hip replacement that provides a faster recovery time.