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Orthopedics

4 Ways to Prevent ACL Injuries

Posted on December 15, 2017

The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the main ligaments in the knee. It prevents the shin from rotating too far from side to side and from slipping in front of the thigh bone. ACL injuries are extremely common in certain sports, but with the right preparation, you can protect… Read More

5 Common Causes of Hip Pain

Posted on October 13, 2017

Pain is associated with a wide variety of illnesses, injuries, and diseases. Hip pain is a very common physical complaint, especially among men and women aged 55 or older. What causes hip discomfort and what can be done about it? We will answer these questions in the following paragraphs. First,… Read More

Tips to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted on September 29, 2017

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately five percent of all people who work in jobs that involve repetitive motions suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, and OSHA reports that more people miss work from injuries resulting from repetitive strain than for any other reason. Whether you are scrolling on… Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Back Pain - Understanding and Managing the Condition

Posted on January 12, 2012

When most of us hear the word “arthritis,” what we’re really picturing isn’t rheumatoid arthritis, but rather “osteoarthritis,” the most common form of the condition. The differences between the two forms vary drastically. Rheumatoid arthritis can be a crippling disease, and if you think you may be suffering from it,… Read More

What are the Causes of Lower Back Pain?

Posted on December 13, 2011

Lower back pain (also called lumbago) is pain in the lumbar region of the back, which is located just above the tailbone area.  Most Americans will experience pain in the lower back at some point in their lives, so this is a fairly common ailment. In 99% of these cases, the… Read More

Shoulder Pain Relief – Causes and Treatments

Posted on December 06, 2011

People develop aches and pains in their shoulders for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, they can be caused by something as simple as a pinched nerve. What Did I Do? Many of us get minor aches and pains from time to time, and in most cases they leave as quickly as they… Read More

Medical Management for Ruptured Lumbar Discs

Posted on September 13, 2011

How much time have you got? There are multiple answers to this. Ruptured discs don’t discriminate against a person’s age – while the aging process does play a role, it’s not uncommon to find bulging, herniated, or ruptured discs on people of all ages. They can happen suddenly, say if… Read More

Spinal Stenosis Symptoms

Posted on September 06, 2011

How do you know you have spinal stenosis? There are many ways to detect (or at least suspect) whether the pain you may be feeling is being caused by spinal stenosis. Since the condition is caused by the narrowing of the spinal cord, it can create pain in a plethora of… Read More

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Treatment

Posted on April 27, 2010

It’s almost unavoidable that everyone will need some kind of orthopedic treatment in their life time. This is because of the natural aging of our bodies, and the over use of joints, muscles and bones, over the years. People who are more active and involved in sports are more likely… Read More

Professional Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Posted on April 04, 2010

One would be hard pressed in today’s society to go an entire day without seeing some reference to professional sports. Fame, fortune, and glory are things that every young participant playing in a Pop Warner or Little League game aspires to achieve. However, what many people don’t realize is that… Read More