Latest Bone Health Shows

Let a Broken Collarbone Heal Naturally, or Not?

Oct 26, 2018

A broken collarbone, or clavical, is a common sports injury and, traditionally, people let the break heal naturally. But, sometimes, surgery is best to maintain shoulder functionality and avoid later discomfort. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Bruce Thomas, an orthopedic surgeon, about what scenarios...

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How to Treat a Broken Bone that Didn't Heal Correctly

Aug 14, 2018

Broken bones can occasionally heal in the wrong position, forming a “malunion” or “malalignment” after treatment. These misaligned bones can cause further problems and pain in the body. Dr. Tom Miller talks to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Justin Haller about what causes these bones to heal ...

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Could Your Child’s Growing Pains be Juvenile Arthritis?

Jul 23, 2018

For most kids who are active, complaints about joint pain can be both common and harmless. But if your child’s joint pain is severe or chronic, it may be early signs of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA.) Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares the key symptoms to be on the lookout for and when ...

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Is My Wrist Sprained or Fractured?

May 18, 2018

Even a small slip or fall onto an outstretched hand can injure your wrist, but just how bad is it? Should you ice and elevate the injury? Or go to the doctor for an X-ray? Orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist Dr. Andrew Tyser lends his expertise on this episode of “The Specialists,” and ...

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Listener Question: Should I Worry About My Popping Knee?

May 24, 2017

Knees, elbows and other joints can sometimes make popping noises. Is it something to worry about? Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Patrick Greis, says, generally, no. However, a popping noise associated with pain could indicate a problem. Find out how a physician might diagnose a popping knee....

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Seven Questions for a Knee and Hip Replacement Specialist

May 10, 2017

On this episode of Seven Questions for a Specialist, The Scope speaks with Dr. Chris Peters, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement at University of Utah Health. Get a taste of his humorous approach to orthopedics and find out exactly why marathon runners make him cringe....

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Listener Question: What Should I Do About Bone Fractures?

May 10, 2017

A common question people may ask is whether a bone fracture will heal itself or if it needs to be treated by a doctor. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Justin Haller says it depends on the severity. Some broken bones require an operation, whereas others simply need a cast. Find out ways to identify a possible...

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