Be a R.I.C.E. Agent: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation

What’s the first thing you should do when dealing with an injury? Well, if it’s a severe injury in need of immediate attention, head to the emergency room. If it’s a minor injury, such as a runner’s knee or a mild twisted ankle, the first steps are always rest, ice, compression, and elevation﹘ R.I.C.E..   […]

Why Surgery Shouldn’t Be the First Option

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Throughout the course of history, surgical procedures have always been a last resort. While many of the dangers of surgery have decreased significantly, such an invasive procedure still shouldn’t be the first or second option. I’m sometimes called the orthopaedic surgeon who doesn’t like to operate. While I do like being in the operating room, […]