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Treatment and Recovery for AC Joint Injuries

The acromioclavicular joint (AC joint) is the area where the clavicle (collarbone) and acromion meet at the highest part of the shoulder blade. Although injuries to the AC joint are more common in athletes and young, active patients, AC trauma isn’t exclusive to any age group or lifestyle. Sudden injury from a fall or progressive […]

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Treating Hip Injuries in Athletes

A misstep on the field or a fall on the court can cause a lot of damage to even the toughest athletes. Similarly, wear and tear can eventually take its toll on competitors across all sports. Common athletic hip injuries can range from mild fractures to chronic tendonitis; however, each individual injury requires its own […]

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Ankle Distraction Arthroplasty

Arthritis can present aggressive symptoms in patients of all ages, and it can take some of the most competitive athletes out of the game. Fortunately, even the ones experiencing debilitating pain from arthritic inflammation can find adequate relief without complete joint replacement or invasive fusion treatment. Why Patients Need Ankle Distraction The first indication of […]

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Symptoms and Treatment of Snapping Hip

Occasional pops and cracks can come from virtually any joint in the human body, but when these sounds are accompanied by pains, weakness, or loss of mobility, it can signal a serious underlying issue. Snapping hip syndrome is prevalent in athletes—most notably in dancers—and it can cause anything from seemingly harmless sounds to dramatic hip […]

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Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement

Affecting nearly 20% of the population, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition characterized by early degeneration of the hip joints—and it’s one of the leading causes of hip trauma among athletes. Fortunately, many athletes suffering from FAI don’t require open hip surgery to remedy their condition. Thanks to the minimally invasive and highly effective results of […]

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Endoscopic Spine Fusion

Lower back pain is one of the most common struggles that patients face with age; however, this symptom can sometimes suggest a serious condition that can destabilize the spine. Fortunately, for many patients with degenerative disc diseases, spinal deformities, or other serious spinal ailments, endoscopic spine fusion has become an increasingly viable option to offset […]

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Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia

A healthy hip joint is one in which the ball-shaped end of the femur bone fits into the acetabulum cavity in the pelvis to form a ball and socket. The acetabulum is large enough and deep enough to enclose the end of the femur completely, allowing for a full and smooth range of motion. Hip […]

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Overtraining Injuries in Children

While adult athletes can push their bodies to their limits to get bigger, faster, and stronger, it is dangerous for children to do so. Yet, at increasingly earlier ages children are specializing in a sport, doing sport-specific workouts, and training every day. Though adults can overtrain and injure themselves as well, it is more harmful […]

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Tommy John Surgery FAQ

If you follow baseball, you’ve probably seen or heard reports of pitchers having Tommy John surgery. Even if you don’t watch Major League Baseball, this surgery has made its way into public consciousness over the past few years as more young players are damaging their throwing elbows and requiring the procedure. Though many people would […]

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Surgical Repair of Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscles to the heel, linking the lower leg to the foot. When you activate your calf muscles, they pull on the Achilles tendon to raise up the heel. This job is incredibly important for activities like walking, running, jumping, swimming, and driving—virtually every activity which involves moving the foot. […]

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