9 Tips to Optimize Recovery After Joint Replacement

Making the decision to have joint replacement surgery can be life-changing in some very positive ways. After surgery, however, the recovery process can be challenging if not managed properly. For those who have just had a joint replaced or are … Continued

Geniculate Radiofrequency Ablation for Knee Pain

Geniculate radiofrequency ablation is for patients who have had total knee arthroplasty, also known as total knee replacement, but continue to have knee pain. It’s a nonsurgical procedure that involves using a heated needle to burn certain nerves, effectively severing … Continued

PRP Injections for Tendon Disorders

For patients struggling to find long-lasting pain relief from tendon disorders with traditional conservative therapies, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections offer an alternative treatment option that may postpone or completely put off surgery. A PRP injection falls in the category of … Continued

Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (mild®) for Back Pain

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal that can cause back pain, tingling and numbness. For mild to moderate spinal stenosis, treatment options include a non-surgical procedure called mild, which stands for minimally invasive lumbar decompression. mild specifically targets … Continued

The iovera Treatment: Cold Therapy for Knee Pain

At Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, we offer a form of cryotherapy known as the iovera treatment as an option for some patients with chronic knee pain. More information is provided in the Q&As and video below. How does the iovera treatment work? … Continued

Your Injection Procedure: What to Expect

If you are awaiting or considering an injection procedure, you likely have some questions about what to expect before, during, and after your injection. Below, we answer the most commonly asked questions from patients to provide general guidelines. Please follow … Continued