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  • Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

    Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

    More than two million Americans experience a rotator cuff problem each year1. Rotator cuff tears affect people of all ages and genders, but the problem is more common in adults. Rotator cuff tears can also result from sudden shoulder movements or overuse injuries during sports, such as pitching in baseball or playing tennis.

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  • Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

    Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

    When you hear robotic joint replacement, a futuristic movie may come to mind. However, robotic assistance is used in the operating room and has proven to be an invaluable surgical tool not only for the surgeon but also for the recovering patient.

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  • What Is Arthroscopy?

    What Is Arthroscopy?

    Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat many joint conditions in an outpatient setting. An arthroscope is a small tube that contains a system of lenses, a video camera, and a light. This tube is inserted into the body to view and treat joint conditions, such as inflammation, tendon/cartilage/ligament tears, injured or worn out cartilage cushioning, or pieces of loose bone or cartilage.

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  • 5 Questions to Ask Before Knee Replacement Surgery

    5 Questions to Ask Before Knee Replacement Surgery

    Knee Replacement is considered a routine procedure. Every year, over 600,000 knee replacement surgeries are carried out in the United States. Over 90 percent of patients experience a dramatic improvement in pain levels and mobility.

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  • Hip Replacement FAQs

    Hip Replacement FAQs

    Electing to have hip replacement surgery is a big decision and one you should consider thoroughly. Each person and their circumstances are unique. Asking lots of questions can help you determine if and when you are ready to proceed with a hip replacement.

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  • When Should I Consider Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

    When Should I Consider Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

    Have you been experiencing wrist and hand pain that worsens when performing specific movements? It may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by painful compression of the median nerve in your wrist.

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  • Does a Torn ACL Require Surgery?

    Does a Torn ACL Require Surgery?

    The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. The ACL is a strong ligament that connects the femur to the tibia and helps stabilize the knee when you change direction rapidly or stop suddenly. It absorbs an incredible amount of stress and is therefore susceptible to tearing. An ACL tear most frequently occurs as a sports injury, especially in those sports involving pivoting, sudden changes in direction, or jumping.

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  • Tips to Avoid Falls

    Tips to Avoid Falls

    September is Fall Prevention Month. According to an article by the CDC, each year 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries.

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  • Orthopedic Treatment for Youth Sports Injuries

    Orthopedic Treatment for Youth Sports Injuries

    Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in the United States. Thirty-five million youth participate in a sport each year.

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  • How Long Does it Take to Heal from a Fracture?

    How Long Does it Take to Heal from a Fracture?

    Healing a fracture or a broken bone is different for everyone. The healing time for a fracture depends upon a person's age, nutrition, overall health, and whether or not you smoke.

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