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The AC Joint and What a Pain It Can Be

OK, so you were playing your beer league hockey game Friday night and you took a shot and then put your toe in a hole from the figure skaters who had the ice before your game. Down you went and you had your right arm outstretched in front of you. Now it’s Saturday morning and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015
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Tips For An Injury Free Run

Is running bad for your joints? Some people avoid running because it, like any high impact activities, can be a little hard on your joints. However, running is a great way to stay active, maintain a healthy weight, and keep your cardiovascular system strong. If you are careful about when, where, and how you run,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015
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Types of Arthritis

Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints which results in joint pain, swelling or stiffness of varying degrees. It generally occurs in elderly people as the risk of this disease increases with age, but it may also affect people of younger ages including children. It affects people from all racial and ethnic groups,… Read More »


What Does Rotator Cuff Surgery Involve?

A bad rotator cuff injury can be painful and even debilitating. When the connector tissue in the tendon separates from the bone or develops a tear, it can cause initial discomfort that develops into pain and gradually worsens. In extreme cases, it can even cause a loss of ability to fully use the shoulder. In… Read More »


How Can ACL Reconstruction Surgery Help You?

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a procedure that involves replacing the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee, often performed when the ligament is severely injured (or torn). Take a closer look at what exactly this procedure entails and how it can restore functionality to the knee. What Exactly is ACL Reconstruction Surgery? A torn… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2015
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Rotator Cuff Surgery for Repairing Torn Tendons

Rotator cuff surgery offers a surgical option for patients who have experienced some type of rotator cuff injury. This procedure helps patients get their tendons repaired and can relieve discomfort and pain. This simple procedure is carried out using general anesthesia or local anesthesia and does not require the patient to stay at the hospital.… Read More »


Achilles Tendon Injury: Causes And Treatments

Achilles Tendon injuries are common among athletes, both amateurs and professionals. The Achilles Tendon is a long tendon stretching from the heel bone to the calf muscles. This tendon is what allows us to point our toes to the ground and stretch our legs, and it can be very painful when injured. Achilles Tendon injuries… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2015
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How to Avoid Baseball Injuries

While baseball can be a fun activity for children and adults alike, it can leave you at risk for a number of different injuries. While no piece of protective equipment, set of stretches, or throwing or fielding technique can protect every player at all times, heeding the following advice will reduce the likelihood of both… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2015
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5 Reasons You May Need A Joint Replacement

When noninvasive treatments such as prescription medications or walking supports are no longer helpful for relieving serious joint problems, a patient may need to consider joint replacement surgery. Joint replacement surgery is the safest and most effective procedure for relieving pain, correcting joint deformities, and restoring quality of life by allowing patients to resume normal… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2015
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Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling This Winter

Depending on your age, snow can be fun or a nuisance. When it comes to shoveling snow, it’s easy to get injured. In fact, according to an article published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) more that 119,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctor’s offices, clinics and other medical settings for… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2015
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