August is back-to-school season which means it is likely that your child has received an extensive shopping list for notebooks, pens, pencils and markers. Although traditional classroom items are essential for a successful school year, it is just as important to make sure your child is prepared for the new school year from an orthopaedic perspective.
July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month which means an opportunity to become more informed about arthritis in children. Although there are many at-home remedies to reduce pain, it is important to seek medical treatment to ensure that your child does not suffer from long-term chronic pain.
After struggling for years with debilitating knee pain from a biking accident, a local woman successfully completed a 4,000-mile cross country bike ride pain free - all thanks to the help of Dr. David R. Whiddon.
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and it’s the perfect reminder to check in on the health of your feet. Whether you’re headed out to the beach or running daily errands, your feet are the foundation of your body and keeping them healthy is essential to your overall well-being.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling or weakness in your arm and/or hand. Contrary to popular belief, carpal tunnel syndrome is not only caused by typing, but it can also develop from everyday tasks such as gardening, turning keys or playing an instrument. Although carpal tunnel syndrome is not completely preventable, there are a variety of mindful practices you can incorporate into your daily routine to minimize your risks.