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What is Interventional Pain Management?

For chronic pain sufferers, finding relief from their pain can be difficult and exhausting. Sometimes patients are shuffled back and forth between primary care physicians, specialists, and therapists of all kinds in search of a results for their pain problems. Interventional Pain Management can be a useful alternative for patients who have tried other treatment […]

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3 Tips for Injury Free New Year Goals

Your New Year’s Resolutions are set: that triathlon/ CrossFit/ walking/ yoga/ cycling/ lifting/ running goal is about to be prevail. The gym is packed with eager fitness lovers pounding the treadmill. Until an overtraining or overuse injury derails your efforts. Overtraining injuries are an all too common when changing type of activities, increasing intensity or […]

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Getting Back on Track after the Holidays

Sometimes our best intentions go out the window during the holidays, and we don’t follow through with our exercise & diet plans. That’s okay too. The holidays are for spending time with family and friends, enjoying traditions, and lots of high calorie foods. But now it’s time to get back on track with your exercise […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Kids love Halloween. Pumpkins, spooky decorations, costumes, and trick-or-treating are fun for kids of all ages. Unfortunately, there is a downside to Halloween activities: Children often get hurt. Wearing masks and costumes, as well as walking in unfamiliar areas in the dark, can lead to trips and falls. Bumps, bruises, and even sprains or fractures […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Any Orthopedic Surgery

After your doctor tells you surgery is necessary, you may be frightening and intimidating. There are some steps you can take to ease some of the stress involved prior to having orthopedic surgery. Asking your surgeon these five questions, may help you better understand what to expect and ease your anxieties and allow you to […]

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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a procedure that orthopaedic surgeons use to inspect, diagnose, and repair problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy means “to look within the joint.” During shoulder arthroscopy, your orthopedic will surgeon insert a small camera, called an arthroscope, into the shoulder joint. The camera shows pictures on a television screen, and the surgeon […]

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WHAT TYPES OF INJURIES ARE MOST COMMON IN FOOTBALL?

Injuries occur during football games and practice due to the combination of high speeds and full contact. While overuse injuries can occur, traumatic injuries such as concussions are most common. The force applied to either bringing an opponent to the ground or resisting being brought to the ground makes football players prone to injury anywhere […]

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What happens to your body when you injure yourself?

When you injure yourself the body reacts by inflaming around the outside of the injury, protecting the area as it recovers the injury. The word inflammation can invoke visuals of a swollen, red and throbbing knee. Many see inflammation as being adverse, painful or harmful, something most people want to get rid of quickly with […]

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What is Carpal Tunnel & How is it Treated?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that can cause pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. Carpal tunnel occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand are squeezed or compressed as it travels through the wrist. In most patients, carpal tunnel syndrome gets progressively worse, making early diagnosis and treatment essential. […]

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Healing a Rotator Cuff Tear

A torn rotator cuff will weaken your shoulder making many daily activities, like brushing your hair or dressing, painful and difficult to perform. Your arm is kept in your shoulder socket by your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a network of four muscles that come together as tendons to form a covering, attaching the […]

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