Bone and Joint Blog

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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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: 5 Steps

Posted May 26, 2020 12:15:00 PM

Numb and tingling fingers, shock-like sensations through the hand – these are just a couple of symptoms that may indicate the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome. The condition which affects the..

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Epidural Steroid Injections: When are They Right for You?

Posted May 5, 2020 3:40:00 PM

When you think of an epidural, you may think of a woman during childbirth. However, epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a proven treatment for many forms of back pain and can make a..

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Numb and Tingling Fingers: Is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome to Blame?

Posted Apr 9, 2020 12:52:00 PM

Have you ever felt a sensation of numbness or tingling in your fingers?  Perhaps your pinky or ring fingers have felt “asleep” when you wake up in the morning or after a particularly long day at..

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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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