Serving People, Building Strength and Upgrading Lives | Anthony’s Secrets to Success

Anthony MorandoAnthony Morando is all about serving others and upgrading lives. In his role as manager of Altru’s Sports Advantage, Anthony continually inspires positive change and everyday strength for his clients and staff. Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look into Anthony …

Joint Replacement Surgery: What to Expect and Why to Be Prepared

joint-replacement-surgery-assistanceThis year, more than one million Americans will get their knees or hips replaced. Joint replacement surgery is becoming an increasingly popular way for those people affected by joint pain and limited mobility to get their lives back. But as …

The Dark Chocolate Debate: Is It Actually Healthier?

chocolate-health-debateEvery year, my parents visit during Thanksgiving, and each year we hit the nearest Costco for black Friday sales and large amounts of almond butter. As we went to check out this year, with our cart nearly overflowing, my dad …

Do I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? What Everyone with Wrist Pain Should Know

wrist-painCarpal tunnel syndrome causes pain, tingling and numbness in the hands, wrists and arm that will wake up the soundest of sleepers in the middle of the night. They might find relief running hot water over their wrists or taking …

Non-Invasive Healing Techniques Play Pivotal Role in Managing Joint Pain

neckTotal joint replacement isn’t the only answer to joint pain. Less invasive options exist—we offer them. Altru Advanced Orthopedics cares about helping patients find solutions for joint pain because quality of life matters to us. That’s why our approach hinges …

The Right Way to Care for a Joint Injury at Home

ankle-painIt’s a tell-tale sign of age or rather a tell-tale sound of age—that cracking noise your knees make when you’re crouching down to pick up something or even when you’re just trying to sit in a chair. Most of the …

Frequently Asked Questions About Arthritis, Answered

Female doctor helps senior man patient. Holding his hand.Arthritis is a debilitating and often life-changing disease that involves painfully inflamed joints.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is caused by deterioration of cartilage and is the most common form of arthritis; however,  there are more than 100 different types, including rheumatoid, psoriatic, …

Prevent an ACL Tear with These 4 Tips

ACL TearWhen you’ve torn your anterior cruciate ligament – one of the major ligaments in the knee – you’ve torn your ACL. While some may describe the pain as excruciating and accompanied by a loud popping noise, others could tell you …