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What is an Orthopedic Surgeon

So you’ve heard of an orthopeadic surgeon, but you’re not really sure what they do or what they treat. We break it all down for you below in our latest blog post:

Orthopaedic Surgeons

We all know someone who has been stopped in his or her tracks by bone,

How To Stay Injury Free and Accomplish your New Year Fitness Goals

With enthusiasm for a new resolution, it’s common to start January by running miles every day, jumping into a daily boot camp class or attacking a muscle group you aren’t used to exercising. Regardless of your overall fitness level, this can quickly lead to injuries that may take months to heal, including tendinitis, muscle strains and stress fractures.

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4 Injuries You Should Never Train Through

Do you ever find yourself pushing through extreme pain when exercising? If you’re pushing through pain, you’re putting yourself at a far greater risk of losing those gains than if you were to ease up on your long runs and talk to a physical therapist.

If you’re training for a big competition or maybe you’re just a fitness enthusiast,

Illustration of arthroscopy for knee injury

What is Arthroscopy and Why is it Used?

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint.

The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means “to look within the joint.”

 

By attaching the arthroscope to a miniature television camera,

Knee Injury

Common Knee Injuries and How To Treat Them

Your knee is a very complex joint with many components, making it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. Some of the most common knee injuries include fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament tears.
 

Many knee injuries can be successfully treated with simple measures, such as bracing and rehabilitation exercises. Other injuries may require surgery to correct.

Bike Safety & Common Injuries

Did you know more than 80 million people in the United States have taken up bicycling for fun, exercise, and transportation? According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 1.3 million cycling injuries were reported in 2014. On a per capita basis, Florida recorded an annual average of about 5.7 cyclist deaths per million residents,

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you work an office job or you often perform repetitive tasks, you are at risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. It is also known as median nerve entrapment or median nerve compression.

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