What Can You Tell Me About Ankle Injuries? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

What Can You Tell Me About Ankle Injuries? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

Jun 15, 2017

    Ankle injuries seem to be common in my household during the summer. What can you tell me about them?  Ankle injuries are common this time of year with the increase in outdoor activity. Whether the injury takes place sliding into second base or stepping in a hole in the yard, the damage may be similar. There are multiple ligaments in the ankle that provide...

Knee Pain? It Could be a Meniscus Tear | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

Knee Pain? It Could be a Meniscus Tear | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

Jun 1, 2017

    Knee Pain? It Could be a Meniscus Tear As we enter middle adulthood, many of us develop nagging knee pain. It may be a burning or pinching pain and can even be accompanied by swelling or catching. The knee may give way at times. These symptoms may develop slowly or can occur immediately after a fall or twisting injury. In the knee, between the upper and...

What is bursitis? What causes it and what treatment is available? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

What is bursitis? What causes it and what treatment is available? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

May 16, 2017

  What is bursitis? What causes it and what treatment is available? The term bursitis is often applied freely to common aches and pains but it has a more specific definition.  There are multiple bursas throughout the human body. They are located around joints to buffer and decrease friction of muscular and tendon movement over boney prominences. They are most...

What is the difference between Orthopedic and Sports Medicine physicians? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

What is the difference between Orthopedic and Sports Medicine physicians? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

May 2, 2017

    What is the difference between Orthopedic and Sports Medicine physicians? Around this time of year, it’s natural to want to be more active as we enjoy the great outdoors. Along with this tendency to move more can comes aches, pains and “weekend warrior” injuries such as muscle tears, strains and sprains just to name a few. Increased activity can...

What surgical joint replacement options are available to address osteoarthritis? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

What surgical joint replacement options are available to address osteoarthritis? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

Apr 18, 2017

    What surgical joint replacement options are available to address osteoarthritis? The history of joint replacement surgery is extensive. These procedures have been around in some form since the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Early on, there were many complications and failures. Just like most evolving types of treatments, progress was made as a growing...

What are Some of the Most Effective Ways to Treat Osteoarthritis? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

What are Some of the Most Effective Ways to Treat Osteoarthritis? | Ask the Expert: Orthopedics with Dave Stoll, PA-C, Utica Park Clinic

Apr 6, 2017

  Q: What are some of the most effective ways to treat osteoarthritis? A: As osteoarthritis (OA) is progressive, so is its treatment. Care for an arthritic joint is dependent upon several things including the level of pain involved and the level of advancement of the joint degeneration. Your age and health status also enter into consideration. The bottom line...