PRP remains our main focus at Westcoastorthopedics these days. We wanted to share this interesting study from AAOs with you. It states not only that PRP can accelerate the healing process, it also shows that PRO treatment can be extremely helpful when it comes to healing fractures of long-bones that had not shown progressive evidence…

Learn Why Platelet Rich Plasma Is The Most Effective Treatment Method For Knee Osteoarthritis! Generally, treatment modalities include nonpharmacological, pharmacological, and surgical approaches. Intrarticular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a promising treatment for early stages of knee OA, here is why: PRP can accelerate the physiological recovery process, relieve pain, and contains anti-inflammatory and…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

Happy Feet By Dr. Carol Frey Today: Treating your feet right –What to watch out for when entering a shoe store   Several studies have shown that shoes can be responsible for the majority of foot deformities and problems that physicians encounter in women. It’s true, shoe wear has its impacts on women’s feet. It’s…

4/27/18 Blog Dr. Keith Feder/Dr. Carol Frey Todays Topic: Shoulders. How to recognize shoulder instability and how to treat it #strength #jointcapsule #shoulderpain #instability #rotatorcuff #ligaments #tendons #muscles #labrum Shoulder injuries can be tricky. The reason being: Muscles, ligaments, joint capsule, labrum, and tendons all surround the shoulder. In a way they work together in…

back pain in kids

Blog 4/15/18 Dr. Carol Frey. Dr. Keith Feder Topic: Back pain, inflammation, core strength, MRI, CT-Scans “Mommy, my back hurts”  Ice, anti inflammatory drugs, electric stimulation can reduce pain and inflammation in your lower back. Core strengthening, Yoga and Pilates can be helpful as well to heal an injured back  It’s not just Grandma that…

injury prevention, young athletes, parents, recovery

Dr. Keith Feder Blog, 04/07/18   Today: How to lead a young athlete to the top elite level without injury   Every parent of an athlete is afraid that their kid might stumble and fall on their way to the top. Injuries can be devastating for a kid that wants to make it from the…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

10 Best Shoes Buying Tips to Prevent Foot Pain – For A Perfect Fit Dr. Carol Frey’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. How many times have we said “ouch, my feet hurt”? – Foot agony is part of many people’s daily life. But it doesn’t have to be. Common ailments are : Athlete’s foot Blisters Bunions Corns…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

Dr. Carol’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. Today: What kind of shoes should you pick out to keep your feet happy! – Wear shoes that breathe. Patent leather does not. Choose softr leather shoes that conform to your feet. – Try to wear your shoes no longer than three hours at a time. Kick them off at…

Dr. Feder helps 3 children of a former San Francisco 49er’s player. In this clip, he gives the doc a great testimonial.

Injuries among student athletes are on the rise. In this video Dr. Keith Feder discusses with a TV reporter how important it is for parents to watch out for injuries and when parents should really get involved in regards to injury prevention. It might surprise you what Dr. Feder has to say…

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