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At Siegel Orthopaedics, we are dedicated to empowering patients through education. Our patient resources section offers helpful information on orthopedic health, common injuries, and surgical procedures to inform and equip you to make the best decisions about your care. Drawing from his over 20 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Herrick Siegel provides expert articles to increase understanding of topics like optimizing bone health, knee replacements, and revision joint procedures. His passion for outstanding patient care shines through in these free, accessible resources. Take advantage of the wealth of knowledge below to learn more about orthopedic wellness and Dr. Siegel's personalized approach. Let these insights guide you on your journey to recovery and renewed mobility.

Uncovering the Symptoms and Surgical Solutions for Hip Labral Tears

Introduction Hip pain and stiffness can significantly impact your daily life, limiting your ability to engage in the activities you love. One common cause of…

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Tennis player with racket in one hand, grabs his shoulder in pain with the other hand. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Getting to the Root of Stubborn Tendonitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Tendonitis is a common culprit behind nagging joint pain but its precise causes often prove elusive. This complex condition arises from multiple factors – overuse,…

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Baseball pitcher in uniform on the field pitching a ball. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Pitcher’s Elbow: A Patient’s Guide to Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries

If you’re a throwing athlete struggling with inner elbow pain and lost performance, you may have an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury. Commonly called pitcher’s…

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3D x-ray of man with shoulder pain - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

The Road to Recovery: Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Persistent shoulder discomfort or weakness from a damaged rotator cuff can greatly hamper quality of life. If conservative treatments like medication and therapy fail to…

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anteroposterior and lateral leg x-ray showing advanced stage bone cancer at tibia with pathologic fracture. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Innovations in Limb-Sparing Surgery for Sarcoma Patients

Sarcomas are formidable bone and soft tissue cancers notorious for necessitating limb amputation in the past. However, dramatic advances in surgical techniques now enable limb…

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3d illustration of a painful knee during physical activity or sports.

Surgery for Jumper’s Knee: Exploring Treatment Options

Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendinopathy, is a prevalent injury among athletes engaged in sports requiring frequent jumping, landing, and explosive movements. It results…

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Doctor in white lab coat discussing glucose levels with diabetic patient showing only clasped hands, diabetes management - Dr. Herrick siegel

Managing Your Orthopaedic Health With Diabetes

If you are living with diabetes, you are likely familiar with how it can affect your eyes, heart, and circulation over time. But did you…

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Two male surgeons concentrating in an operative room while performing a surgery. Bright lamp shining behind them. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Sarcoma Surgery: Understanding Your Options in the Quest for a Cure

Sarcomas are uncommon cancers that develop in the bones, muscles, joints, cartilage, nerves, and other connective tissues of the body. While rare overall, comprising about…

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MRI of knee injury to detect ACL tear - Dr. Herrick Siegel.

ACL Injury: Latest Repair and Reconstruction Options

If you’ve injured your knee playing sports or through everyday activities, you may have torn your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), one of the key stabilizing…

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Image of an arthritic knee joint - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Osteoarthritis: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

If you’re one of the over 30 million adults experiencing the aches, pains, and stiffness of osteoarthritis (OA), you’re not alone. This common joint disease…

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Not completely satisfied with your joint replacement? Are you continually letting pain limit your day? Dr. Herrick J. Siegel may be able to help.