Bone and Joint Blog

Tips for Preventing Shin Splints

Posted Sep 28, 2022 11:50:17 AM

Shin splints is the common name for the medical condition known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Usually caused by high-energy exercise and sports that involve lots of jumping and running, shin..

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Nerve Entrapment: Symptoms, Types, and Treatment Options

Posted Sep 7, 2022 1:25:22 PM

When a nerve in your body becomes restricted, entrapped, or compressed it is a condition known as nerve entrapment. Injury, overuse, or trauma can cause nerve entrapment. This condition can also be..

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Regenerating Cartilage in the Knee: Treatment Options

Posted Aug 30, 2022 11:43:11 AM

Cartilage is a key component in optimal joint function. As we age, common conditions like osteoarthritis can wear down the cartilage in our knee that helps cushion our joints, which can lead to pain...

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Hip Labral Tears: Types and Treatment Options

Posted Jul 28, 2022 3:52:30 PM

Hip labral tears are common in athletes who compete in high-impact sports, but they can affect anyone. Tears can happen due to gradual wear on the labrum –  the ring of cartilage on the socket part..

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Pediatric Orthopedics: 3 Main Types of Spina Bifida

Posted Jun 24, 2022 10:36:31 AM

Spina bifida is a birth defect in which the spinal cord does not develop normally, leaving a portion exposed. This neural tube defect (NTD) occurs in a little over 1,400 births per year and can..

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3 Injection Options to Treat Arthritis

Posted Jun 23, 2022 9:02:38 AM

Arthritis is a term used to refer to inflammation, pain and disease impacting the joints. It is estimated that as many as half of all Americans over the age of 65 have arthritis in some form, with..

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Flatfeet Complications and Treatment Options

Posted Jun 22, 2022 11:12:21 AM

As the name implies, those who have flatfeet have no visible arches. This means the entire soles of their feet touch the floor when they stand up. This condition is common and usually painless. It’s..

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Spinal Fusion for Degenerative Disc Disease: Is it Right for You?

Posted Jun 17, 2022 7:26:24 PM

As we age, wear-and-tear on our spinal discs can lead to lower back and neck pain. This condition – commonly referred to as degenerative disc disease – typically consists of chronic pain along with..

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Ganglion Cysts: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Posted Jun 6, 2022 2:57:59 PM

Ganglion cysts are small, fluid-filled lumps or masses that appear primarily on the back of the hand, fingers or wrist. They are non-cancerous and, in most cases, harmless. However, if ganglion cysts..

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5 Common Athletic Injuries Seen in Sports Medicine

Posted Jun 1, 2022 2:33:00 PM

Athletes are no strangers to injury. The hours of grueling work put in during practice and game play, along with the physical nature of many sports, leaves many athletes susceptible to both acute and..

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