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Factors That Affect Recovery After a Meniscal Tear Operation

A potential result of intense physical exertion or arthritic inflammation, a meniscal tear in the knee can affect patients of all ages and lifestyles. Following a meniscal tear operation, however, each patient shares the same desire to make a complete recovery as quickly as possible. Notwithstanding, there are countless variables that can determine whether their […]

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Diagnosing and Treating a Labral Tear of the Shoulder

Whether they’re the cause of fall, age, or exercise, most shoulder injuries present a lot of the same symptoms: stiffness, pain, and a lack of strength. Therefore, recognizing a specific shoulder impairment often requires a methodology more complex than a simple visual examination. With regards to labral tears specifically, diagnosing and treating the injury can […]

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Why Injuries to Seniors Should Always Be Evaluated by a Doctor

While a fall might not be enough to slow a young athlete, it can be a health-altering setback for a senior citizen. With aging, recovery and rehabilitation become increasingly complex and timely priorities. Because trauma in elderly patients can reveal underlying conditions and prompt significant symptoms, it’s essential for senior injuries, both major and minor, […]

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Strength and Stability Exercises for Golfers

Practice makes for a perfect round of golf, but the most successful players put in additional effort even when off the course. Without prioritizing strength and stability exercises, golfers are at risk of injuries ranging from intense back pain to elbow tendonitis. While players should always consult their doctor before pursuing or modifying an activity […]

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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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