Myths and Facts: The Truth About Ortho Medicine

November 9, 2016

While men and women can both benefit from a visit to an orthopedic medicine specialist, orthopedic medicine is especially beneficial to women. When you discover a few of the myths and facts about orthopedic medicine, you will quickly realize exactly...

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What Is Orthopedic Trauma?

March 2, 2016

Orthopedic medicine refers to treatment of the musculoskeletal system, meaning any condition affecting the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and associated structures. Within the field of orthopedic medicine, some physicians choose to specialize in orthopedic trauma. Orthopedic trauma experts are equipped...

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How Can You Tell You May Need a Knee Replacement?

February 23, 2016

Knee replacements are among the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States, with 719,000 performed each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When knee pain interferes with your everyday activities, it may be time...

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Why You Need Physical Therapy After Surgery

November 20, 2015

Undergoing surgery is always a big deal. It doesn’t matter how many injuries you’ve experienced in your life, or how many times you have to undergo the knife — the task of recovering from surgery never gets easier. This is...

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Relieving Pain in the Balls of Your Feet

February 25, 2015

Any kind of foot pain can impact your mobility and quality of life. Metatarsalgia, which involves pain in the ball of the foot, is an example. Metatarsalgia is actually a symptom rather than an injury. There are a number of...

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Key Things To Consider Before Preparing for Surgery

January 21, 2015

Surgery is often a life-changing event for patients who have struggled with a chronic health condition or pain for any length of time. It can also be a time for nerves and stress. However, when patients are prepared for surgery, they...

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Should You Consider Knee Replacements?

October 15, 2014

Total knee replacement is a relatively common type of orthopedic surgery with approximately 600,000 patients undergoing the procedure every year in the United States. The most common reason for needing a knee replacement is osteoarthritis in which the cartilage between the...

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Prevent Ulnar Wrist Pain from Tennis

October 8, 2014

Wrist pain is highly common in tennis players, including both amateurs and pros. In most cases, wrist injuries are the result of chronic overuse of the wrist, improper technique or inappropriate equipment, such as the wrong size grip or improper...

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