Patient Education

Welcome to the Patient Education Library of Orthopedic Associates

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about any orthopedic condition you may face or treatment you may undergo. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

Of course, if you have any questions or concerns regarding any orthopedic condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Orthopedic Associates in St. Louis, Missouri at (314) 569-0612. To request an appointment, use our secure online appointment request form.

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

Arm
Body
Brain
Elbow
Foot & Ankle
General
Hand & Wrist
Bennett's Fracture - Fracture of the Base of the Thumb
Bite Injuries - Animal Bites
Bite Injuries - Human Bites
Boutonniere Deformity - Finger Deformity
Boxer's Fracture - Knuckle Fracture of the Pinky
Carpal Instability - Wrist Ligament Injury
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Endoscopic Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Congenital Hand Differences
deQuervain's Tendonitis - Wrist Tendonitis
Dupuytren's Disease
Extensor Tendon Injuries (Hand)
Flexor Tendon Injuries (Hand)
Ganglion Cysts - Wrist/Hand Lumps and Bumps
Hand Dislocations
Hand Nerve Injury and Repair
Hand Therapy
Kienbock's Disease (Wrist)
Mallet Finger Injury - Baseball Finger
Pain Management - Trigger Point Injections
Pediatrics - Bite Injuries, Human Bites
Pediatrics - Congenital Hand Differences
Pediatrics- Bite Injuries, Animal Bites
Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Forearm)
Rehabilitation - Hand Therapy
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Scaphoid Fracture - Broken Wrist
Skier's Thumb
Swan Neck Deformity - Finger Deformity
Tendon Transfers
Thumb CMC (Basal Joint) Arthroplasty - Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injury - Wrist Sprain
Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation
Head & Neck
Hips
Knee(continued)
Legs
Musculoskeletal
Anterior Hip Replacement
BOTOX for Pain Management
Clavicle Fracture - Broken Collar Bone
Cold Therapy
Electromyography (EMG) - Nerve Test
Electrotherapy - Pain Management
Exercise Therapy - Pain Management
Facet Injections - Pain Management
Femur Fracture - Broken Thigh Bone
Fibromyalgia
Golfer's Elbow - Medial Epicondylitis
Heat Therapy
Humerus Fracture - Broken Upper Arm
Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block
Massage Therapy
Myofascial Release
Neuromuscular Re-education
Neuropathy - Nerve Pain
Pain Management - An Overview
Pain Management - Facet Injections
Peripheral Neuropathy
Pitcher's Elbow - Little League Elbow
Progressive Strengthening Exercises
Prolotherapy - Pain Management
Rehabilitation - Myofascial Release
Rehabilitation - Neuromuscular Re-education
Rehabilitation - Progressive Strengthening
Sprains & Strains
Tibia Fracture - Broken Shinbone
Trigger Points & Trigger Point Injections
Ultrasound Therapy - Pain Management/Rehabilitation
Whiplash - Chiropractic Treatment
Rehabilitation
Shoulder
Spine
Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease - Spinal Cord and Nerve Compression
Cervical Radiculopathy - Cervical Nerve Compression
Cervical Selective Nerve Root Block - Neck
Cervical Spondylitic Myelopathy - Spinal Cord Compression
Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain
Costovertebral Block
Degenerative Disc Disease - Spine Degeneration
Discography
Epidural Injections - Low Back (Lumbar)
Epidural Injections - Neck (Cervical Transforaminal Steroid Injection)
Epidural Injections - Upper Back (Thoracic)
Facet Joint Syndrome - Pain Management
Herniated Disc - Pain Management
Herniated Disc Cervical/ACDF - Slipped Disc in the Neck
Laminaplasty- Cervical Spine - Pain Management
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Discectomy
Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
Neck Pain
Pediatrics - Scoliosis, Curvature of the Spine
Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty
Sciatica
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Spinal (Lumbar) Fusion/Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Pinched Nerves in the Back
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) for Pain Relief
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis - Slipped Vertebrae
Spondylolysis - Stress Fracture of Spine- Pain Management
Spondylolysis - Stress Fracture of the Spine
Stellate Ganglion Block
Thoracic Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Upper Back
Whiplash

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help teach you about any orthopedic condition you may face or treatment you may undergo. To view the topics, hover your mouse over the appropriate body part and click. Choose the body part then click on the topic on the right to see the video or read more about the condition/treatment.

Of course, if you have any questions or concerns regarding any orthopedic condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Orthopedic Associates in St. Louis, Missouri at (314) 569-0612. To request an appointment, use our secure online appointment request form.

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

Orthopedic Associates' Patient Education Library

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This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

The iHealthSpot patient education library was written collaboratively by the iHealthSpot editorial team which includes Senior Medical Authors Dr. Mary Car-Blanchard, OTD/OTR/L and Valerie K. Clark, and the following editorial advisors: Steve Meadows, MD, Ernie F. Soto, DDS, Ronald J. Glatzer, MD, Jonathan Rosenberg, MD, Christopher M. Nolte, MD, David Applebaum, MD, Jonathan M. Tarrash, MD, and Paula Soto, RN/BSN. This content complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information. The library commenced development on September 1, 2005 with the latest update/addition on April 13th, 2016. For information on iHealthSpot’s other services including medical website design, visit www.iHealthSpot.com.