I can speak from experience that persistent orthopedic pain can be debilitating. Whenever it occurs, I’m forced to put my active lifestyle on hold. In some instances, the discomfort draws negative attention to simple daily movements. Throughout my life, I’ve experienced numerous orthopedic issues—foot, knee, hip, back, and shoulder. Usually, I’m able to connect with a doctor and/or physical therapist who provides an avenue to relief.
I realize that some symptoms and test results may not lead to a clear-cut diagnosis. When my foot became an issue last fall, I never anticipated that I’d need to see so many doctors before I could move forward. By sharing my story about my ganglion metatarsal cyst and providing useful tips, I’m hoping that others will have a shorter journey to recovery. Read More