Innovative Therapy Category

Dr. Van Thiel and the Future of Surgical Education – Live Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Van Thiel performed a live hip arthroscopy with a new system that allowed a moderator to be in one location, surgery in another location, and an audience across the country. See the facebook post and the full surgical video of a hip arthroscopy – Facebook Post  

A Holistic Approach to Decrease Pain and Swelling

Stephanie Pease, PA-C  There is little harm in taking over the counter supplements or essential oils when done correctly.  Studies have shown they can be just as effective in relieving painful symptoms of osteoarthritis as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin.  When considering taking a holistic approach to decrease pain and swelling, know that these…. read more

Physical Therapy Exercises for Hip Pain

There are many exercises that can be used to not only avoid hip pain but strengthen hips. This ensures that you can keep enjoying physical activity and not have discomfort in general day-to-day movement. And the long-term benefits can be significant. A 2013 study published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, for example, revealed that…. read more

The Cutting Edge in Training and Rehab: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Pretty much everyone knows a steady supply of blood is necessary to promote healthy tissue growth and development. But recently, doctors and physical therapists have begun looking at a new technique that actually restricts blood flow to help improve muscle mass or hypertrophy, helping muscle tissue get bigger and rehabilitate without resorting to increasingly heavier…. read more

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Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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