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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.

Joint Replacement Surgery Myths

Common Myths about Joint Replacement Surgery

When it comes to joint replacement surgery, there are numerous misconceptions that often prevent people from considering this life-changing procedure. At Siegel Orthopaedics, we understand…

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traveling for surgery

A Comprehensive Guide to Traveling for Orthopaedic Surgery

Spectrum Audio Code: For patients dealing with severe orthopaedic conditions, finding the best possible care is crucial. In some cases, this may involve traveling to…

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Caring for loved one after joint replacement

Caring for Your Loved One After Joint Replacement Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide

Spectrum Audio Code: If your loved one is preparing for a total hip or knee replacement, you undoubtedly want to offer the best possible support…

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female athlete injury prevention

Protecting the Female Athlete: Understanding Injury Risks and Prevention Strategies

Female athletes are a force to be reckoned with, continuously breaking barriers and achieving remarkable feats in the world of sports. However, as women’s participation…

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Female doctor in a consultation with an older male patient, answering his questions about knee replacement surgery - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Knee Replacement Surgery: Answering Your Top 20 Questions

If you’re considering total knee replacement surgery, you likely have a myriad of questions and concerns running through your mind. This comprehensive guide aims to…

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Athlete with shoe and sock removed, view of his foot with bruise on heel. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel.

Effectively Managing Swelling and Bruising After a Sports Injury

Sports injuries are an unfortunate reality for many athletes, regardless of their level of experience or the sport they play. While some injuries may be…

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African American woman in comfortable sweats sitting on a couch in her living room, leg on an ottoman with bandages on her knee and leg, post surgery. She is writing in a notebook and working on a computer with crutches at arms reach. - Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Getting Your Home Ready for a Smooth Recovery After Joint Replacement Surgery

Undergoing joint replacement surgery is a major life event that requires extensive preparation, both physically and mentally. An often overlooked but critical part of the…

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Man with crutches and a leg brace after knee surgery sitting on a bench at a park, relaxing and working on his laptop with a coffee in his hand. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Revision Joint Surgery: Recovery Timeline

If chronic pain and limited mobility have persisted after your initial hip, knee or shoulder replacement procedure, your orthopaedist may have recommended a revision surgery.…

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Unidentified person with crutches taking first steps on stairs. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Getting Your Groove Back: Exercising After Hip Replacement Surgery

If you’re considering or recovering from total hip replacement, you may be wondering if it’s possible to regain your active lifestyle. The good news is…

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Football players in white and green uniforms ready to start a play.- Dr. Herrick J. Siegel

Getting Back in the Game: Your Guide to Returning to Sports Safely After Injury and Surgery

Sustaining an injury while playing sports can be devastating. Beyond the sudden pain and temporary physical limitations, the fear of missing out on competition looms…

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Dr. Herrick j. Siegel

To learn more about the range of orthopaedic options available to you, contact Dr. Herrick J. Siegel at 205-930-8339.

Contact Dr. Herrick Siegel

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