Tag Archives: Resurgens Orthopaedics

Q:Can a lack of arch support impact more than just your feet?  A :Flat shoes with no cushioning or arch support fail to absorb the forces transmitted to the foot with each step—which may increase the forces through your joints leading … Continue reading

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Dr. Lawrence Bircoll from Resurgens Orthopaedics answers a reader’s question about running on hard surfaces. Q: I recently heard some friends talking about the dangers of running on hard surfaces. Is this really a risk? What should I do to protect … Continue reading

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This local organization believes that caring for others is a top priority. Wheelchairs, walkers and crutches are an incredible help to those who need them. But Embraced, a local nonprofit founded in 2008, knows that too often, people go without … Continue reading

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Dr. Anita Cone-Sullivan from Resurgens Spine Center answers a reader’s question about recovering from spinal surgery. Q: I am having spinal surgery and I’m worried about the recovery time. Are there any short cuts to getting back on my feet? … Continue reading

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Sami Khan, MD, from Resurgens Orthopaedics answers a reader’s question about shoulder injuries in young athletes. Q: My son is a pitcher for his high school’s baseball team, and he also plays on a summer travel and a fall team. … Continue reading

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Q: I can feel my knee stiffen and “creak” when I climb stairs sometimes. What causes this? Is there anything I can do to prevent this? A: Depending on your age, the “creaking” may be due to some mild wear … Continue reading

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