Bone and Joint Blog

5 Ways to Prevent an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Posted Mar 4, 2020 10:58:00 AM

The Achilles tendon is the largest in the body, connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. It allows the foot to point downward and push off, making activities such as running and jumping..

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What are the Common Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis?

Posted Dec 16, 2019 1:03:00 PM

Osteoarthritis is a condition which affects millions of Americans, causing pain and inflammation of the joints. For an unfortunate few of this group, the condition will go on to affect the spine..

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3 Types of Bunion Surgery

Posted Nov 6, 2019 4:11:00 PM

Although over 3 million Americans are impacted by them each year, many patients still find bunions to be an embarrassing condition, as well as one that can cause a good deal of discomfort. When..

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What are the Different Types of Meniscus Tears?

Posted Oct 21, 2019 11:32:56 AM

Each joint in the human body is an intricate design, requiring a multitude of parts to work together seamlessly to provide smooth, pain-free movement. There are bones, tendons, ligaments and..

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Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, & Recovery

Posted Oct 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The knee is one of the body’s largest and most complex joints, comprised of multiple bones, tendons, and ligaments.  When strong and healthy, the knee supports the leg and weight of the body while..

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Causes and Symptoms of a Shoulder SLAP Tear

Posted Oct 8, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Shoulder injuries are fairly common among the general population, but they are exceptionally common among athletes. Sports that require overhead arm movement such as baseball, volleyball, and..

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Am I a Candidate for Hip Replacement Surgery?

Posted Sep 27, 2019 11:20:00 AM

Arthritis is one of the most common diseases plaguing American adults today. By most estimates, it affects as many as 1 in 3 individuals between the ages of 18 and 64 in forms such as..

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Knee Replacement: What Are My Options?

Posted Sep 23, 2019 11:33:00 AM

There are hundreds of joints in the human body that allow us to move freely, and while all of them serve an important purpose, some are simply more important than others. The knee for instance, is..

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Could My Child have a Broken Bone?

Posted Aug 13, 2019 3:45:00 PM

Scrapes, cuts and bruises are a childhood rite of passage. Unfortunately, so too are broken bones for many. In fact, as many as 40 percent of adolescent girls and 50 percent of boys will..

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5 Possible Causes of SI Joint Dysfunction

Posted Jul 30, 2019 2:46:58 PM

When it comes to low back pain, there is no shortage of people affected.  In fact, up to 80 percent of all American adults will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives due to causes..

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