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Clear Causes and Symptoms of a Collapsed Disc

A collapsed disc of the spine can be quite painful and restrictive of your daily activities, and in many cases can become a chronic problem. If you have recurring back or neck pain, it is helpful to understand the clear causes and symptoms of a collapsed disc so you can seek early treatment from Nevada […]


Painful Conditions That Can Occur Days After a Car Crash

You’ve just been in a car crash and your adrenaline is pumping. You don’t feel any real pain at the moment, don’t think any bones are broken, and you feel lucky to have escaped any serious injuries, so you head home. In a few days though, you begin to notice pain and some strange stiffness […]


Walk-In Clinic Now Open

Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center is excited to announce the launch of our new walk-in clinic for same-day patients with acute injuries.


10 Reasons Why It’s Time to Have a Hip Replacement

Having hip replacement surgery is mainly up to the patient. Nevertheless, it is a serious surgery and the decision to move forward should be made in consultation with your doctor.


5 Common Mistakes Patients Make When Getting a Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgeries are a safe and effective way to help patients improve mobility, have less pain, and resume normal activities. In fact, many patients often wonder why they waited so long to finally address their pain. On the other hand, there are those who are less than satisfied with their decision, and here are […]


8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain and Protect Your Spine

Anyone who has ever experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.


Facts About Spinal Fusion You May Not Know

Just like many medical procedures, hearing the term “spinal fusion” can immediately cause concern and fear in someone due to the unknown.  Instead of taking time to Google horror stories and cause your brain to create all sorts of scenarios, we’ve compiled a few fast facts about spinal fusion that may help ease your mind.


How to Avoid Common Risks of Total Knee Replacement

Once you have weighed the risks versus the benefits and consulted with your physician, it’s crucial to know how to avoid common risks of total knee replacement.   Reasons to Have a Total Knee Replacement When osteoarthritis has damaged the knee joint, and other treatments like  physical therapy, injections, or medications have not given enough […]


Your Guide to Preventing Tennis Elbow This Summer

Tennis elbow can be a misnomer since it affects more than just tennis players.


How to Avoid a Rotator Cuff Injury

What do a painter, a basketball player, and Roger Federer all have in common? It may surprise you to learn that the answer is: they are all at risk for a rotator cuff injury, especially as they get older.