Clavicle Fractures (Broken Collarbones)

It is not unusual for Dr. Scott Ellsworth, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow conditions, to see a patient with a broken collarbone – especially athletes such as football players, soccer players and cyclists. Broken collarbones, also … Continued

Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Osteoporosis involves loss of bone tissue and density, which causes bones to become brittle and weak. Bones are living tissues that constantly break down and replace themselves, but people with osteoporosis have a higher rate of bone loss than bone … Continued

The Intracept® Procedure for Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic low back pain afflicts millions of Americans and can be severely limiting in everyday activities. When patients don’t respond well to nonsurgical treatment methods for back pain, they often think spinal fusion surgery is their only remaining option. But … Continued