Please note that our clinic is now open to ALL patients, and elective surgeries have resumed. Nothing is more important to us than your health and safety. No patients with Coronavirus are being treated at Nevada Orthopedic. To ensure maximum safety,
Many of us have worked at a computer in an office for many years, and at the moment we may be working from home. Regardless of where you are working, there is no question sitting at a desk all day takes its toll on the spine.
Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s Fast-Track Clinic is now open on Saturdays! Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s Fast-Track Clinic’s same-day visits are now available for extended hours. The clinic is open Monday thru Saturday from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. View office details on the Fast-Track Clinic’s page here.
Dr Ronald Hillcock MDOrthopedic SurgonAdult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Oncology Enchondroma (en-kon-DRO-ma) is a type of benign (noncancerous) tumor that begins in the cartilage found inside the bones. Enchondromas rarely cause pain or other symptoms, so most remain undiagnosed until x-rays are taken for an unrelated injury or condition.
There are those who lift weights as part of their exercise routine, and then there are the serious weight lifters. The second group are certainly more rigorous and set goals well beyond their own body weight. Whichever group you fit in to,
Chondromalacia patella (or patellae), also referred to as “runner’s knee” is a condition in which the cartilage cushioning the area under the patella (kneecap) begins to deteriorate and wear out. Due to this, the kneecap may start to rub against the femur (thigh bone) and cause discomfort or pain.
With the warm weather on its way, parents are likely to be faced with kids complaining of knee pain. They fall, overdo it playing sports, combined with bending, climbing and stretching the wrong way. Sometimes they may complain about it, and then never mention it again.
Ronald Hillock MDFellow American Academy of Orthopedic SurgeonsDiplomat American Board of Orthopedic SurgeryAdult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Oncology Cigarette smoking is recognized as one of the major causes of preventable disease. Most people know that smoking is linked to heart and respiratory diseases,
If you have ever had sciatica pain, you know the frustration of trying to relieve that nagging, seemingly elusive shock down the back of your leg. It radiates down the sciatic nerve from your lower back to your hips, buttocks, and leg.
Ronald Hillock MDFellow American Academy of Orthopedic SurgeonsDiplomat American Board of Orthopedic SurgeryAdult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Oncology If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs.