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Effective Treatment for Scoliosis

If your child has scoliosis, you may be wondering what the treatment options are. Or, if you have scoliosis yourself, you may be wondering if there are treatments you don’t know about. This post discusses current treatment choices.

Oct 6th, 2020
5 Symptoms of a Concussion

Did you know that a concussion is actually a form of brain injury? It’s true. Getting care for a concussion is important, but you may not always know when you’ve got a concussion. This post describes five symptoms to watch for.

Sep 16th, 2020
Spinal Surgery Recovery: What to Expect

If you’re facing spinal surgery, you probably have lots of questions. One important aspect of having surgery that many people don’t prepare adequately for is recovery. This post is designed to help you know what to expect and how to prepare.

Aug 14th, 2020
Arthritis Before 50: What You Need to Know

Many people have the misconception that arthritis is a disease that only affects older people. In fact, there are many different types of arthritis, and people of all ages can develop joint problems.

Jul 27th, 2020
Reduce Knee Pain: 4 Lifestyle Habits to Embrace

Strong, mobile knees mean freedom. When your knees function properly, you can walk, bend, move, and live your life comfortably. Here are four habits that can help keep your knees healthy.

Jun 18th, 2020
The Role of Stem Cells in Faster Recovery

Stem cell therapy seems like something out of science fiction, but it’s available now. It’s a cutting-edge technique that’s leading to faster recovery for orthopedics patients. Here’s what you need to know.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Signs of Cervical Stenosis

If you’re having pain in your neck, you probably want to know why. There are lots of reasons your neck might hurt, and one of them is cervical stenosis. Here’s what you need to know about it.

Mar 17th, 2020
When Your Knee Is More of a Liability Than an Asset

The number of Americans with severe joint pain is increasing every year. If you live with chronic knee pain, you know how disruptive it can be -- from missing family time to living with pain when you’re working. With us, you have treatment options.

Feb 10th, 2020
5 Things You're Doing Every Day That Can Wreck Your Back

Based on current data, your bound to experience back pain at some point in your life. Though injuries can cause back pain, your daily habits may be placing excess strain on your back that can lead to structural changes in your back and chronic pain.

Jan 9th, 2020
How Do I know What Type of Arthritis I Have?

Are you struggling with joint pain? Suspect it might be arthritis? With over 100 types of arthritis, you will need a physician’s help in getting the proper diagnosis and treatment. Read on to learn about the most common types of arthritis.

Dec 1st, 2019
What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine

Advancements in healthcare technology mean more treatment options, like regenerative medicine, for many chronic conditions and injuries. But is regenerative medicine safe? Learn more about this therapy.

Nov 11th, 2019
Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Spinal Stenosis

The older you get, the more you hear of spinal stenosis — a friend has chronic back pain, or a family member had surgery. Is it inevitable? Find out why this condition affects so many and what you can do to decrease your risk.

Oct 23rd, 2019
Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Playing sports keeps your body healthy and engaged at any age but also comes with risk of injury. If you or a loved one are involved in sports, you’re smart to learn about what sports injuries are common as well as how to avoid them.

Jun 1st, 2019
I'm Over 50 — Is Chronic Pain Normal?

If you’re over 50 and experiencing chronic pain, it could come from one or a combination of factors. Dr. Keppler and his team can help you determine whether this is a normal part of aging or something more serious.

May 3rd, 2019
5 Tips to Protect Your Knees During Exercise

Your knees are capable of remarkable dexterity and power, but when they’re injured, normal life comes to a halt. Being smart about how you exercise can help keep your knees injury-free and able to support you through the rest of your life.

Feb 4th, 2019
Scoliosis Can Hit Well Past Your Teen Years

You may think scoliosis is a condition that affects only teenagers, but approximately 70% of adults over 60 have signs of this spinal deformity. Take a moment to learn how Dr. Keppler can diagnose and treat scoliosis symptoms in people of all ages.

Jan 18th, 2019
Why It’s Critical to Catch Scoliosis Early

About 80 percent of scoliosis cases are idiopathic, which means the cause is unknown. This could mean that your child may develop scoliosis regardless of their health and family history. Early diagnosis can stop scoliosis from worsening.

Jul 3rd, 2019