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AAOS Review Course

Recently, Dr. Hayden attended the AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review course to ensure that he is familiar with some of the latest surgical techniques. Dr. Hayden works hard to provide great quality, high tech health care. Thanks for visiting!

Squats: Good or Bad?

In the world of working out, the squat exercise is often hailed as one of the simplest ways to burn fat and improve muscle. As it uses some of the strongest muscles in the body, it is often recommended as a good way to get in shape. However, many people may have read that squats can be damaging to joints such as the knees and hips, and are afraid to try them out in case of injury. The best way to evaluate this particular exercise is to examine what it actually entails and what its effects could be on different types of physiques.

3D Printing & The Future of Orthopedic Surgery

The way that we currently heal bones could be about to experience an exciting revolution of the 3D variety! Researchers at Northwestern University are in the process of perfecting a ‘hyper-elastic bone’ using innovative 3D technology.

 

This development in technology could soon be used to bind tendons and bones together using live tissue! This is a fairly new discovery and the technology is not yet approved for human use. However, the potential for improvements to ongoing care and post-surgery results for patients are potentially huge!

Discounts for Uninsured!

No health insurance? Don't worry. During the past year, Onto Orthopedics has given a greater focus towards providing for uninsured patients. Whether you have lost your employer insurance or simply could never afford your own, Onto Orthopedics is here to help...

Understanding and Avoiding Runners Knee

Chondromalacia patellae is a condition often referred to as “runner’s knee”. This is where the cartilage located just on the underside of the kneecap (or patella) has deteriorated due to overuse or misalignment, causing strain on the joint. The knee joint feels as though it is grinding when in use. A big problem with developing this condition is that it causes pain that cannot be relieved through rest alone.

Green Tea and Bone Health

The many health benefits of drinking green tea are often discussed within the health and wellbeing world. In addition to lowering cholesterol, helping to maintain a healthy blood pressure and aiding weight loss efforts, green tea is also known to help to fight heart disease and support the function of the liver. It may surprise you to learn that drinking green tea regularly can also help to improve the health of your bones. Today we are going to have an in-depth look at why green tea is so good for you and how you can easily include more of it in your diet!

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