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Arthroscopic Surgery for Common Sports Injuries

Athletes of today are pushing their bodies further than we once thought possible. An unfortunate byproduct of pushing the envelope, however, is an increase in the frequency of injuries – especially in the knee or shoulder. Anybody from casual athletes to top-tier professionals are susceptible to injury, but thankfully there are minimally invasive treatment options […]

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Frozen Shoulder Symptoms and Treatment

Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder makes the shoulder joint difficult to move while causing pain, eventually resulting in the shoulder becoming very difficult to move. Frozen shoulder is most common in middle-aged people from ages 40 to 60, and is more common in women than men. Those who are diabetic are also more […]

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Ruptured Disc Treatment and Recovery

Working as shock absorbers between your large vertebral bones, spinal discs are found throughout the spinal column in your back including your cervical spine. Your spinal discs are vital to the everyday comfort and functionality of your spine. If your spinal column becomes injured due to acute trauma or gradually over time and these cushioning […]

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Growth Plate Injuries in Children

Though anybody can injure or fracture a bone, children are susceptible to another type of skeletal injury – growth plate injuries. Just as their name suggests, these are injuries at the growth plate in not-fully-developed bone, where tissue forms at the ends of long bones in children. Until a person’s skeleton is fully matured, every […]

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Choosing Orthopaedic-Friendly Shoes

If you’re treating some sort of acute or chronic condition, or you’re simply looking for a way to improve and maintain your foot health, orthopaedic-friendly shoes are a great asset. They can help treat and prevent everything from blisters, to bone spurs and arthritis — all of which can be caused by wearing improper or […]

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Decompression Surgery of the Spine

Spinal decompression surgery is not a single procedure, but rather an umbrella term that refers to a range of procedures that are designed to relieve symptoms associated with compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots within the spine. Surgical options include corpectomy, diskectomy, laminotomy, foraminotomy, or osteophyte removal, and which is best depends on […]

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What Is Runners Knee?

Joints throughout the body – including the knees – are lined with a tissue called articular cartilage that allows the bones within the joint to move smoothly against each other while cushioning them during impacts. Over time, or because of an acute injury, that cartilage can begin to soften and break down in a condition […]

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Treating Meniscus Injuries in Adults

Acting as a shock absorber between the bones in the knee, the meniscus is a disc-shaped cushion of tough, rubbery tissue that helps cushion the joint during load-bearing activities. There are two menisci per knee, one on the medial (inner) side of the joint, and one on the lateral (outer) side. Injuries to the meniscus […]

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Arthroscopic vs. Open Rotator Cuff Repairs

Rotator cuff injuries that require surgery can be treated via open or arthroscopic surgery with similar long-term results, but there are some key differences between the two. Which method is best for you is highly dependent on the specifics of your injury. Arthroscopic Surgery In a shoulder arthroscopy, two to three small (less than ¼” […]

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Managing Pre-Surgery Nervousness

If you’re anticipating an upcoming surgery – whether it be major or minor – it is completely natural to feel some sort of anxiety or nervousness beforehand. Despite knowing you have the best team possible behind you or knowing that your procedure is commonly performed, it can be difficult to effectively reassure yourself. Here are […]

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