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Author: Ginny Peterson

Using a cane

Using a cane is one approach to relieving joint paint from osteoarthritis. If your osteoarthritis is starting to cause more pain…


Relieving knee pain

Relieving knee pain often requires experimenting with different approaches. It’s always best to start with the least invasive approach available. You’ll know it’s time for knee replacement when all of the other options fail to bring relief and your daily activities…


Nerves, blood vessels, and bursae

Nerves, blood vessels, and bursae all play an important role in hip joint health.

All of the nerves that travel down the…


Ligaments, tendons, and muscles

Ligaments, tendons, and muscles play an important role in the function of the hip. Ligaments are soft tissue structures that…


Dr. Zehr wins trio of awards

NAPLES, Fla. (March 19, 2018) – Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D., of The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, has once…


The hip joint

The hip joint is a true ball-and-socket joint. This arrangement gives the hip a large amount of motion needed for daily…


Avascular necrosis of the hip

Avascular necrosis of the hip occurs when the blood supply to the hip joint is damaged. Bones are living tissue, and…


Treatment of patellofemoral problems

Treatment of patellofemoral problems begins with decreasing the inflammation in the knee. This may be accomplished with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines…