After knee surgery patients will have a long road to recovery before they begin to feel 100 percent back to their pre-injury condition. The weeks post-surgery will be focused on your recovery time and working toward knee surgery therapy. This first few weeks can be painful and hard; however, after the first four to six [...]
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Recovering from total knee replacement surgery can take months or longer before the patient is back to pre-injury condition or better. The recovery process is a two-stage process—surgery recovery and then rehabilitation. The first twelve months after surgery are the most important to the process of a full recovery and patients must listen to what [...]
After your shoulder surgery your doctor will want you to have therapy to complete your shoulder rehabilitation. Often the shoulder that had surgery will be much weaker than the opposite, not only because of surgery, but the injury sustained before that caused the need for surgical intervention. After weeks, and sometimes months, of your shoulder [...]
Shoulder surgery recovery is a lengthy process that can vary whether you have arthroscopic or open surgery. Either way, patients are looking at several weeks of recovery time to heal fully and shoulder surgery therapy will probably be in their future. Shoulder surgery can often be the first step to getting full mobility in your [...]
Uninsured or underinsured people tend to visit their doctors a lot less than those with insurance and frequent the emergency room more often than a doctor’s office; however, this should not be the standard. The best primary care doctor Summerville can offer knows that how often you see the doctor will change based on two [...]
How often do you visit your primary care doctor? Once per year for a checkup? Less than that? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While most people visit a doctor three or four times per year, most of these visits are to urgent care centers for colds, ear infections, and other common illnesses. In fact, less [...]
Headaches can really put a damper on the day and even decrease your quality of life because of the pain. While most headaches are harmless and can resolve on their own or with the help of over-the-counter medications, some people suffer from chronic headaches caused from stress and muscle tension. People who suffer from chronic [...]
Swimmers often seek out the best physical therapy Summerville can offer to ensure they can keep their bodies moving at top physical ability in the water and out. Swimming is a total body workout that takes a lot of impact off the joints and is a sport that almost anyone can enjoy. However, there are [...]
One of the biggest transitions you make in life is to a new primary care doctor. This can happen a few times in your life—when you become an adult and no longer qualify for pediatrics, when you move, change insurance, your doctor retires or closes their practice, or you are not satisfied with [...]
Doctor’s offices are typically comprised of a group of doctors that all practice together under the same specialty. Primary care offices, physical therapy offices, dentist offices, OB/GYN offices, pediatrics, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, and plenty of other specialties, all working together, but separately from other specialists. This grouping practice is starting to evolve, especially if [...]