Bone and Joint Blog

Understanding the Many Risk Factors of Osteoporosis

Posted Apr 23, 2021 1:21:59 PM

You likely already know that osteoporosis is a bone-weakening disease that primarily strikes older women. You probably realize that having this condition makes patients more prone to falls and..

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Should You Have Surgery for Dupuytren’s Contracture?

Posted Mar 12, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Have you developed tender nodules on the palm of your hand? Are thickened cords of tissue gradually pulling your ring or pinky fingers toward your palm? If so, you are likely suffering from a..

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3 Possible Flatfeet Complications (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted Jan 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The human foot is an incredible design that allows us to do things many others can’t such as walk upright and run for long distances. Key to this design is the arch which helps us bear weight and..

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5 Main Causes of Shoulder Arthritis

Posted Jan 12, 2021 12:50:32 PM

The shoulders are comprised of the two most mobile joints in the human body. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is where the tip of the shoulder blade connects to the clavicle, while the..

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What are the Phases of Frozen Shoulder?

Posted Dec 21, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Imagine a gradual onset of pain in your shoulder. You find it difficult to move or lift your arm without discomfort radiating throughout the joint. Over time, this restricted motion worsens, and..

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Treating Sports-Related Injuries with Platelet-Rich Plasma

Posted Nov 20, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Sports-related injuries can happen to anyone during the course of physical activity. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to be sidelined by a rotator cuff injury, tennis elbow, or sprained..

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Spinal Fusion Myths: 4 Common Misconceptions

Posted Sep 28, 2020 9:59:00 AM

Spinal fusion is the most commonly performed spine surgery in the U.S. with over 350,000 cases each year. The procedures can address pain, instability, and even deformity of the spine from a wide..

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What is the Difference Between a Physician Assistant and a Doctor?

Posted Sep 25, 2020 11:14:00 AM

When the time comes to seek medical care for an orthopedic injury or condition, there are some key factors that everyone considers: convenience, skill and expertise, and bedside manner to name a..

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UCL Injuries in Youth Athletes: Causes and Treatment

Posted Sep 17, 2020 2:32:00 PM

Thomas Edward John, Jr., better known as Tommy John, played 26 seasons of major league baseball. Today, however, his name is less synonymous with greatness on the ballfield and better recognized..

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What Grade Ankle Sprain Do I Have?

Posted Aug 3, 2020 2:19:00 PM

When it comes to orthopedic injuries, there are few more common than the sprained ankle. Afflicting patients of all ages and levels of athleticism, a sprained ankle can occur whether you are..

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