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Whats The Best Ankle Brace For Me?

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With the ever widening array of choices when it comes to ankle braces out there, how in the world is someone supposed to make the right choice for their particular orthopedic need? Most of us have done it – driven to the athletic shop or the local drug store and purchased an ankle brace only […]

Who Is At Risk For Carpal Tunnel?

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Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain and aggravation and even get in the way of your ability to work and earn a living. How do you evaluate your risk for carpal tunnel? And what can you to do be proactive about this common, but challenging, condition?

When Should You Stretch

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If you’re wondering whether you need to stretch before or after you exercise, congratulations! That means that you’ve committed to an exercise plan and are on your way to wellness. Remember, before starting any exercise program, be sure to consult with a medical professional. At Southeast Orthopedic, our physical therapy team is happy to talk […]

Ways to Deal With Hand Arthritis

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In general, the joints of the hands are most frequently affected by arthritis. From writing a grocery list to opening the pantry door, the pain and limited mobility caused by arthritis in the hands can prevent us from accomplishing even the simplest of daily tasks. However, we offer a variety of innovative treatments to residents […]

Your Foot Pain Could Be Plantars Warts

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Lots of people suffer from foot pain, and in many cases, discomfort is ignored or “written off” as just part of the natural wear-and-tear of everyday living, the effects of aging or wearing ill-fitting shoes. But is it? The feet are some of the most complex structures in the body, comprising dozens of bones, joints, […]

Staying Germ Free at Work

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It happens every year at the office. Employees go home with a stomach bug, the flu or another virus from the workplace. The germs that cause these illnesses can scatter throughout the workplace in just a few hours. And those germs lurk in the most unexpected places. Here are some tips on how to get […]

Same Day Joint Replacement Procedures

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One-day joint replacement today can have you home tomorrow. It’s an innovative approach that means patients can have surgery one morning and return home the next day. There have been advances in pain management with knee joint or hip joint replacement procedures where rehabilitation can begin just hours after surgery with minimal discomfort. Previously, joint […]

The Advancements in Joint Replacements

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There have been a number of advancements in joint replacement surgery that yield positive results for patients. The SuperPath hip approach allows the surgeon to perform a hip replacement without having to twist the leg or dislocate the hip joint. This advancement gives the patient a quicker recovery period and less chance of a post-operative […]

What Happens When You Crack Your Knuckles?

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You might say that good news has popped up in recent years for people who find it soothing to crack knuckle joints. Scientific research hasn’t come to a firm conclusion about what happens when you pop your knuckles. However, one thing that recent research indicates is that the cracking doesn’t cause arthritis. Instead, two studies […]

Know More About Hand Surgery

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Our hands are very important. They help us accomplish a wide variety of tasks, such as dressing, eating, writing, creating art and earning a living. To perform properly, the hands must have muscle contraction, tendon gliding and joint motion. An orthopedic hand specialist is trained to diagnose and care for hand problems, with or without […]