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  • Delaying Carpal Tunnel Surgery Might be a Bad Idea

    Delaying Carpal Tunnel Surgery Might be a Bad Idea

    Have you been experiencing tingling and numbness in the hand pain that worsens when performing certain movements? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve in your wrist. The median nerve's compression in the carpal tunnel leads to pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome may affect one or both hands. The symptoms are usually worse in the evening and can last months, and may disrupt routine activities.

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  • Tips For a Faster Recovery From a Torn ACL

    Tips For a Faster Recovery From a Torn ACL

    The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is an important ligament that provides stability to the knee. It plays a crucial role when making sudden stops while running, changing direction, or jumping. A loud "popping" sound or sensation in the knee, severe pain, rapid swelling, and a feeling of knee instability are common signs and symptoms of a torn ACL.

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  • Returning to Running After a Hamstring Injury, What You Need to Know

    Returning to Running After a Hamstring Injury, What You Need to Know

    The hamstring is the compound word for a group of three muscles at the back of each upper leg or femur that connect to the sit bone in our pelvis.

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  • Shoulder Stretches to Prevent Injuries While Playing Baseball

    Shoulder Stretches to Prevent Injuries While Playing Baseball

    The strenuous demands of throwing a baseball places a great deal of stress on your arms, soft tissue, muscles and bones. Shoulder and elbow injuries are common among baseball players of all ages.

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  • Physical Therapy Offers a Lifetime of Benefits

    Physical Therapy Offers a Lifetime of Benefits

    It has been estimated that about 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Over-the-counter pain medications may provide temporary pain relief but are generally not considered a good long-term solution.

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  • How to Preserve Muscle Mass as You Age

    How to Preserve Muscle Mass as You Age

    Most people are quite active throughout their teens and early 20s, but then start slowing down. Yet they continue to eat the same, or even a little more. This leads to an extra couple of inches around the waistline and generalized loss of muscle tone.

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  • Innovative Treatment Options for Knee Injuries

    Innovative Treatment Options for Knee Injuries

    The knee joint is the largest joint in the body. A serious injury to the knee can cause significant disability because proper function of the knee joint is critical to walking and most activities of daily living. Here are some innovative treatment options for knee injuries.

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  • How to know when to give Physical Therapy a try before going to a Surgeon?

    How to know when to give Physical Therapy a try before going to a Surgeon?

    The various treatment options for orthopedic problems can seem overwhelming. How do you know when to give physical therapy a try before going to a surgeon? To some extent this depends on the type and severity of the injury as well as your symptoms.

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  • Why Does My Knee or Hip Pop?

    Why Does My Knee or Hip Pop?

    A popping sound or sensation in your knee or hip can be unsettling, but if there are no other accompanying symptoms, it may not be a cause for too much concern. It is generally the result of age-related changes occurring inside the joint.

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  • Fear of Surgery during the Coronavirus Pandemic; What you need to know about Surgery Center and Hospital Safety Precautions

    Fear of Surgery during the Coronavirus Pandemic; What you need to know about Surgery Center and Hospital Safety Precautions

    Is your fear of the Coronavirus pandemic causing you to postpone a much needed surgery? Now that the initial surge in the number of COVID-19 cases has abated, elective surgeries are being performed to help people in pain achieve a better quality of life. Here’s what you need to know about surgery center and hospital safety precautions.

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