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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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The Benefits of Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy describes a type of procedure designed to diagnose and treat joint issues without the need for large incisions, and in turn, long recovery times. Arthroscopy offers the ability to confirm a diagnosis, visually inspect an area that cannot be x-rayed, and gives the chance to correct an issue while the patient is under anesthesia. […]

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Exercises for Developing Foot and Ankle Stability

For being relatively small, a person’s feet and ankles play an incredibly important role in everyday life. From allowing us to stand, walk, and balance to giving us the freedom to participate in our favorite sports, our lower extremities are complex systems that deserve more attention than they typically receive. The human foot is comprised […]

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Things You Should Know About Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

In the past, orthopaedic surgeons would need to make long incisions to access and repair a damaged shoulder. These incisions often left unsightly scars and took a long time to heal. Thankfully, most shoulder surgeries today can be carried out using minimally invasive methods. Arthroscopic surgeries utilize tiny incisions and a small scope in lieu […]

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Common Causes of Hand Pain and How to Find Relief

From gripping a steering wheel to typing on a keyboard and everything in between, your hands and wrists are a part of nearly everything you do on a daily basis. These repetitive motions have the potential to create weakness, stiffness, and pain. There are 27 bones, over 120 ligaments, 29 joints, 48 nerves, and 17 […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Broken Kneecap

A broken kneecap, also known as a patellar fracture, is when the small bone at the front of your knee breaks. The patella acts as a shield for your knee joint, making it vulnerable to fracture if you fall directly on it or hit your knee against the dashboard in a car accident. Some simple […]

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5 Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Few things are more annoying for an athlete or active person than being sidelined by a shoulder injury. Even everyday activities become a struggle when your shoulder hurts, and though there’s no foolproof way to prevent pain or injuries, there are several steps you can take to avoid an injury or keep it from getting […]

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Preventing Injuries During a Workout

Many times, people start a workout or exercise routine with high hopes and enthusiasm, only to be sidelined before making progress due to a fitness-related injury. In fact, this is one of the biggest reasons that people fail to maintain a fit and active lifestyle, but with some simple precautions and shift in mindset, it […]

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Tips for Getting the Most from Your Physical Therapy

When you’re in physical therapy, whether it be for post-operation rehab, a previous injury, or other pain-related issues, there are things you can do to ensure you get the most out of your therapy experience. We understand that physical therapy can sometimes be seen as a burden or annoyance when added to the tasks and […]

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