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OrthoCincy Wellington Walk-In Urgent Care Apr 5th, 2021

Walk-In Urgent Care Now Available Eastgate, OH – OrthoCincy Wellington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine now offers expanded walk-in urgent care service at their Eastgate location – 4355 Ferguson Dr., Cincinnati, making it the fourth Greater Cincinnati location to offer this appointment-free service with three locations already offered by partner OrthoCincy in...

5 Types of Fractures Apr 1st, 2021

If you break a bone, you have what’s called a fracture. Fractures are very common. In fact, the average person experiences two in their lifetime. A fracture happens when more force is placed on a bone than the bone is able to withstand. In broad terms, there are two types...

Arthritis and Total Hip Replacement: What You Need to Know Mar 3rd, 2021

Arthritis can cause stress on all of your joints. The hip joints are often affected, which can make it uncomfortable to walk or even sit. At some point, you may think about having a total hip replacement. If you have chronic pain in your hips, and it’s affecting your daily...

Understand the Different Types of Fractures Feb 4th, 2021

Your bones are pretty sturdy. As the frame for your body, they’re meant to carry a lot of pressure. But sometimes they can break under pressure or force. A broken bone is also known as a fracture, but not every fracture is equal. Some fractures can be minor and heal...

OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Jan 14th, 2021

Cincinnati, Ohio (January 14, 2021) – OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, the largest independent orthopaedic practice in the Tri-State, is welcoming the physicians and staff of Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, a Cincinnati sports medicine staple for more than 50 years. The two organizations announced the partnership today, creating a...

Regenerative Orthopedics and Biologic Therapies at Wellington Jan 5th, 2021

Current technology in Orthopedics utilizes growth factors or a patient's own stem cells. It is one of the fastest-growing areas of Orthopedic research and utilized in carefully selected patients at Wellington Orthopedics.  Definitions  Stem Cells - refers to a collection of cells that possess the ability to “turn into” various...

Treatments for Your Torn Rotator Cuff Jan 1st, 2021

Rotator cuff tears are very common. In fact, about 2 million Americans see a doctor about rotator cuff problems every year. If you have torn your rotator cuff, you have multiple options available to you, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments. In this blog, the providers at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports...

John reports 90% relief of his back pain Dec 10th, 2020

“With the 90% pain relief HF10 gave me, I am fully enjoying my life again,” said John, who first injured his back in 1965 when he was unloading an ammo crate while serving in the Marines. In spite of multiple surgeries, injections, trying a traditional spinal cord stimulator and taking...

The Difference Between Open and Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Procedures Dec 1st, 2020

If you find that you can’t move around as well as you once did, you may try options like physical therapy to improve your mobility. But the time may come when you run out of nonsurgical options and need to get your knee replaced. Knee replacement surgery is a very...

ACL Injuries in Athletes Nov 30th, 2020

We are all saddened by the recent injury of our beloved Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Joe Burrow, and wish him a speedy and full recovery.  Unfortunately ACL injuries with or without damage to other structures in the knee can be devastating for athletes of all ages.In this blog, the physicians at...

How Does Telemedicine Work? Nov 3rd, 2020

Telemedicine has been around for some time, but we’ve seen a dramatic increase in its use since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Telemedicine uses technology so you can have a virtual face-to-face visit with your doctor. While telemedicine has a lot of advantages, it’s not appropriate for every circumstance. Some reasons...

Can You Still Play the Sport You Love After a Joint Replacement? Oct 1st, 2020

Many people love playing sports. Unfortunately, playing sports can be hard on your joints. If you play a lot of sports, you may eventually need a joint replacement. And while a joint replacement can allow you to move freely again without pain, you may need to reevaluate the activities you...

How to Protect Your Child From Concussion This Season Sep 2nd, 2020

For kids and teens, the warmer months of the year often involve playing sports. But certain sports, such as soccer and baseball, come with an inherent risk of getting a concussion. Concussions are bad news. They can take your kid out of the game until they recover, which could take...

5 Things You’re Doing Every Day That Puts Your Spine at Risk for Injury Aug 14th, 2020

Of all the injuries that you can sustain, spinal injuries are among the worst. Spinal injuries can leave you unable to live everyday life comfortably, let alone play sports. Even relatively minor injuries can leave you in agony.   Spinal injuries often don’t heal as quickly as other injuries, and you...

Resuming Athletics After Time Away Jul 29th, 2020

As youth are getting back into their sports many are feeling the effects of the extended break, here are a few tips to help you and your athletes safely resume the sports you enjoy! A gradual increase to reacclimate the heart, lungs, and body to increased activity Don’t try to...

Interventional Pain Management: How Can Nerve Blocks Help? Jul 22nd, 2020

Chronic pain can have a seriously negative impact on your quality of life. A 2018 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 50 million Americans have chronic pain, equal to one in every five people. Of those, 20 million had “high-impact chronic pain,” which is pain...

Can Regular Sports Medicine Sessions Improve Your Performance? Jul 20th, 2020

Every athlete wants to learn how to improve their performance. If you want to be better, faster, and stronger, you’re not alone. Other than more training sessions, you may be wondering if there are other ways to jump ahead. Regular sports medicine sessions can help you achieve the performance results...

How Exercise Helps Relieve Arthritis Pain Jun 15th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you may wince at the notion of exercising. After all, your joints are already stiff and sore; how can you imagine adding exercise to the mix? But, it turns out that there are many reasons you should exercise, even with arthritis. Exercise has a wide variety...

Symptoms of a Torn Meniscus May 14th, 2020

Knee injuries are more than just a bummer. They can put an end to your athletic activity or cause pain every time you try to be active. The meniscus is one part of the knee that tends to be particularly prone to injury. Most often, when you injure your meniscus,...

Tips to Avoid Common Springtime Sports Injuries Apr 9th, 2020

Few things are more enjoyable than getting back out to play sports after a long, cold winter. But, returning to being active can increase your risks of getting injured. Many sports injuries, however, can be prevented if you take the right precautions. Don’t risk ruining a summer of play by...

Top 5 Effective Ways to Treat Hammertoe Feb 1st, 2020

If you have an abnormal bend in one of your toes, chances are likely that you have a condition known as hammertoe. This condition usually affects one of the three middle toes. In the beginning, your affected toe may still have some flexibility. If left untreated, the condition in your...

How Pregnancy or Diabetes Can Cause Carpal Tunnel Jan 1st, 2020

Your carpal tunnel is a passageway in your wrist that’s surrounded by tendons and bones. The median nerve travels through the carpal tunnel, and it’s this nerve that’s responsible for the feelings and sensations in your hand. Overuse and strain can cause your carpal tunnel to narrow and put pressure...

Hip Replacement Surgery Has Come a Long Way: New Approach Means Less Pain and a Quicker Recovery Dec 1st, 2019

One of the drawbacks of traditional joint replacement surgery is the size of the surgical field necessary to access the deteriorated tissue and place the prosthetic. The amount of disturbance to soft tissue around the joint not only extends your recovery, but it also robs the joint of important support...

Is My Ankle Sprained or Fractured? How to Tell the Difference Nov 1st, 2019

Whether you play sports often, or even just walk on a slippery surface, chances are you could end up with a sprained or fractured ankle. Particularly, athletes who participate in sports activities have a heightened risk of sustaining ankle injuries, as we know well at Wellington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine....

Enhancing Your Body’s Healing With Regenerative Medicine Oct 1st, 2019

When you read about regenerative medicine, you may feel like you’re reading some kind of science fiction. This cutting edge branch of medicine explores how to harness your body’s own healing properties in order to apply them to specific injuries, conditions, or wounds. When you get a paper cut, your...

Best Treatment Options For a Meniscus Tear Sep 1st, 2019

Your knee joints are critical to your health. If you’re normally active or play sports but start feeling pain in your knee, you’ll want to know what’s going on. The pain may worsen when you turn a certain way or when you flex and bend your knee. You may hear...

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle From Becoming a Bigger Problem Aug 6th, 2019

Ankle sprains are common injuries, accounting for about 10% of emergency room visits. Perhaps it’s the common nature of ankle sprains that make many people think they’re just minor injuries.  However, that’s not the case. Without proper treatment, an ankle sprain can come back to haunt you, even years later....

Living with Arthritis Jul 10th, 2019

Millions of Americans live with arthritis every day. This common, painful condition causes swelling and stiffness in your joints and tends to worsen as you get older. Fortunately, it’s not something you just have to accept as part of your daily life. Our team of therapy experts at Wellington Orthopaedics...

5 Ways to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Jun 20th, 2019

Your job or your hobbies may cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel is a condition that causes numbness, tingling, and pain in your hands, wrists, and forearms. It can also cause weakness and a sensation like an electric shock, especially when you’re holding a steering wheel, phone, or carrying heavy...

When is a Nerve Block the Best Solution to Your Chronic Pain? May 20th, 2019

Chronic pain is not a word you want to hear when it pertains to you and your health. The very definition of chronic pain is that it is continual and has been bothering you for many months at a time. Too often, people feel that they just have to suck...

From Tennis Elbow to Runners Knee: How to Prevent Repetitive Use Sports Injuries Apr 16th, 2019

Staying active through sports is one of the best ways to maintain great health, but these same activities may be straining certain areas of your body beyond their natural abilities. Repetitive-use injuries are fairly common among athletes of all kinds, but the good news is that there’s plenty you can...

Many Benefits of PRP in Healing Orthopedic Injuries Mar 5th, 2019

Years ago, orthopaedic injuries often involved invasive procedures, complicated surgeries with lengthy hospital stays, and a long road to recovery. Today, technology and medical science make it possible to undergo a variety of orthopaedic procedures using minimally invasive techniques, so you can get back to your active lifestyle more quickly...

Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery Feb 11th, 2019

Every time you swing a golf club, a tennis racket, or deliver one of those mean fast balls, your rotator cuff is hard at work behind the scenes providing you with the necessary range of motion, stability, and strength. If you’ve overworked this tough band of connective tissue and require...