Bone and Joint Blog

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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How Does Arthritis Affect the Joints?

Posted Jul 15, 2019 11:50:00 AM

In order for the body to be strong and sturdy, bones must be rigid.  However, in order for it to be flexible and move, these bones must connect via joints.  While there are various types of joints..

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Sprains and Strains in Athletes: Types and Treatments

Posted Jun 28, 2019 11:24:00 AM

Physical activity and athletic pursuits are healthy pastimes for most people.  Regardless of age or fitness level, regular physical movement is a key component in safeguarding and promoting..

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Hip Osteoarthritis: What are the Risks?

Posted Jun 19, 2019 2:09:49 PM

Osteoarthritis is a progressively debilitating condition that can strike any joint in the body but that is particularly common in weightbearing joints such as the hip and knee.  The hip is the..

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