Bone and Joint Blog

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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How to Release a Frozen Shoulder

Posted Apr 25, 2022 3:49:00 PM

The word “frozen” can conjure many positive thoughts – like a certain magical ice princess or the best way to enjoy a margarita on a hot day. For some, though, the thought of “frozen” hits too close..

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Heel Pain in Children: Understanding Sever's Disease

Posted Apr 22, 2022 3:33:00 PM

One of the hardest parts of being a parent is watching your child in pain. If your young one is particularly active in sports or other physical activities, chances are you’ve had to help them manage..

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What are the Different Types of Hip Replacements?

Posted Apr 15, 2022 1:44:00 PM

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure designed to address pain caused by degenerative factors such as arthritis or injury. By replacing parts of the hip joint with artificial implants, qualified..

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Torn Meniscus: Do I Need Surgery?

Posted Mar 31, 2022 11:59:00 AM

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury that can be quite painful and prevent you from going about your daily routine and activities.

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Grades of ACL Tears Explained

Posted Mar 4, 2022 3:10:00 PM

If you have recently experienced an injury to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you are far from alone. Anywhere from 100,000 to 200,000 ACL ruptures happen every single year in the United..

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Injured Rotator Cuff: 4 Possible Causes

Posted Feb 25, 2022 3:57:00 PM

Your rotator cuff is not the shoulder joint itself. Rather, it is the connective tissue of muscles and tendons that support the joint, holding it in place, and allowing it to move freely. When a..

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