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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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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 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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Doctor in white lab coat in a consultation with older woman. Showing her some information on his tablet. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Revision Joint Surgery: What to Expect and How to Get Ready

If your initial joint replacement surgery didn’t provide the pain relief and mobility you had hoped for, revision surgery may be recommended. Revision joint surgery…

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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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Man in gray shirt in rehabilitation. Orange weight in his hand with assistance from physical therapist. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

The Road to Recovery: Rehabilitation after Limb-Salvage Surgery for Sarcoma

After receiving the devastating news of a sarcoma diagnosis, undergoing surgery represents the first major step toward healing. While limb-salvage techniques have become standard for…

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Doctor in white coat and nurse in blue scrubs saying farewell to patient in wheelchair, outpatient surgery - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Recovering in Comfort: Exploring Outpatient Joint Replacement

Joint replacement procedures like hip and knee arthroplasty have dramatically evolved over the past decade. Where patients once endured hospital stays of a week or…

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Patient laying in bed holding crutches after post-operative surgery on leg. - Dr. Herrick Siegel

Reconstructing Lives: The Innovative World of Limb Salvage Surgery

For patients suffering traumatic limb injuries, cancer or complications of diabetes and poor circulation, amputation often seemed the inevitable outcome in the past. But remarkable…

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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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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.