Sep 28, 2016
It’s your 50th birthday and you just know it’s coming — a tacky birthday card asking whether you’ve scheduled your hip replacement yet. And you know they’re teasing, but in all seriousness, your hip has been bothering you for years. Would it be crazy to ask your doctor about joint replacement surgery? The short answer? No.
Sep 13, 2016
Fall sports are getting into gear, and it’s a blast! For football lovers, it’s heaven. Soccer lovers are enjoying the break from the heat. Tournaments, schedules and teams are all aligning to form a big part of many people’s lives. Here are the common injuries to look out for, and some ways to stay healthy.
Aug 04, 2016
The sun is out, and we are (hopefully) becoming more active. Hiking, water sports, running, biking and much more are starting to become weekly activities. But are our bodies ready for the extra strain of more physical activity? Usually yes, as long as we take some steps to avoid common injuries.
Jul 07, 2016
The Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center is mired in controversy over serious problems like bone-contiminated drill bits, broken surgical instruments and holes in sterile wrappers. Recent findings show that there were problems in one of every six operations there during 2015. Concerns about the safety of our veterans extends to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Wolf, who now works at West Idaho Orthopedics.
Apr 15, 2016
Free Foot and Ankle Seminar Thursday, May 5th at 5:30pm West Valley Medical Complex, 1906 Fairview Ave., 4th floor
Nov 24, 2015
3D printing, or additive manufacturing, works by successively laying down fine layers of a chosen material until it creates the desired three-dimensional shape.
This technology isn’t new, but has advanced to the point where accessibility is greater than ever before. The medical world is continually finding new applications for this exciting technology.
Oct 28, 2015
October 22, 2015 Free Bone Density & Joint Screenings 4:30pm to 5:30pm Seminar at 5:30pm Recover from knee pain
Oct 26, 2015
When: Tuesday October 27, 2015 6:00pm Where: Valor Health Education Room 1024 Fernlee St.
Aug 25, 2015
Coaches, parents and athletes can come learn from experienced orthopedics and sports medicine professionals about how to prevent injuries.
Jul 07, 2015
Dr. Daines wrote an article for the Idaho Press-Tribune recently, about how shoulder pain is common, and generally simple to fix.