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Tennis Elbow Not Just Tennis Related

While a large percentage of tennis players will suffer from tennis elbow at some point in their career, they only make up a small percentage of all reported cases of tennis elbow. Tennis elbow can...
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How Do Meniscus Tears Affect Athletes?

In young athletes, most injuries to the meniscus are a result of trauma. The menisci are vulnerable to injuries in which there is both compression and twisting across the knee. Meniscus tears are common in...
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Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is a very common and easily incurred injury. It is so common that approximately 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day. Ligaments in the ankle hold the bones together and protect...
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Don’t Let Your Shoulder Freeze

Frozen shoulder is a condition of stiffness, pain, and limited range of motion due to a soft tissue contracture. The condition generally affects middle-aged adults and can be associated with rotator cuff tears and degenerative arthritis, as well...

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Advancing Rotator Cuff Repair

For some patients, surgery remains the only option when symptoms of a rotator cuff tear become too severe. Thankfully, surgical treatment options have advanced in recent years to make the procedure...

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Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful and debilitating disorder that afflicts more than one million people. It is the result of a pinching of the median nerve in the hand, causing pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, and inflammation.

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Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

‘Tis the season to start decorating your homes for the holidays! Did you know that ladder-related injuries are on the rise this time of year? The following information can help you avoid ladder injuries this season.

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Footwear for Black Friday

Stores drastically roll back their prices for one day only, Black Friday. The biggest shopping day of the year can be stressful, exhilarating, and downright exhausting. You are on your feet for long hours,...

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Why would I need a cortisone shot?

In many instances of shoulder bursitis, arthritis, tennis elbow, or carpal tunnel syndrome, cortisone shots are often a prescribed medication. But what is cortisone and how does it work?

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Should You Ice or Heat an injury?

Ice packs and heating pads are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopedics. So which one is the right one to use for your injury, ice or heat? And how long should the ice or heat treatments last? Read on for information about treatment...

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