Are Metal on Metal Hip Implants Safer Than Plastic?

Hip replacements have been around for a long time. In fact, it has been 40 years since the Federal Food and Drug Administration approved the first implant devices. It is estimated that currently, there are 500,000 people in the U.S. with hip implants. When the… read more

What is a soft tissue injury?

Typically, people with soft tissue injuries will present to the emergency room with complaints of stiffness, soreness, abrasions, lacerations or an achy feeling to the muscles. Often, emergency room doctors in St. Louis and the surrounding Missouri area will order an x-ray to rule out… read more