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Most Common Overuse Injuries and How to Avoid Them

An overuse injury occurs when a repetitive action, either while playing a sport or performing manual labor, causes gradual worsening pain and loss of function in a part of your body. The first sign of an overuse injury is usually a soreness or stiffness that will disappear after a warm-up. At this stage, activity modification […]

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When an Injury Means You Have to Miss Out

Sustaining a serious injury can put you under significant physical and emotional stress. You may have to miss out on team or group activities. Much anticipated holiday plans may have to be altered. These sudden changes could put you on an emotional rollercoaster causing confusion, anger, despair, and jealousy within a short period of time. […]

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Physical Therapy: Promoting Wellness and Restoring Function to Patients (National Physical Therapy Month)

National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated in October to celebrate the positive impact of physical therapy in the lives of patients suffering with pain, recovery and disability. Through a variety of campaigns and outreach programs more people are being made aware of the key role of physical therapy in promoting wellness and restoring function to […]

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7 Tips to Improve the Health of Your Bones and Joints (Oct 12-20 Bone and Joint Health Action Week)

Did you know more than 50% of the US population above the age of 18 years is affected by bone and joint conditions? Given an aging population and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle, the situation is likely to only get worse unless decisive action is taken soon! Bone and Joint Health Action Week is held every […]

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The Facts About Chronic Pain (September is Pain Awareness Month)

Pain is a normal sensation which occurs as a response to injury or disease. It has a protective function – When you feel pain, it’s your body’s way of telling you that all is not well, you need to stop what you’re doing and rest, or see a doctor. This will allow your body a […]

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7 Ways to Prevents Falls at Home (September is Fall Prevention Month)

Falls at home are one of the leading causes of injury as you grow older. Every year, nearly 1 in 4 Americans above the age of 65 is likely to sustain a fall. The consequences of such falls could be minor sprains and strains or more serious problems such as fractures and traumatic brain injury. […]

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Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

Being a diabetic means you are more susceptible to infection, blood circulation problems, and nerve damage to your extremities when compared to the average person. These factors can result in serious problems to your feet if you are not careful. Because of peripheral nerve damage, you may not feel pain or notice small wounds which […]

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Get Back on the Court: Top Treatments for Tennis Elbow

The twinge of pain you feel on the outside of your forearm every time you hit a backhand on the tennis court could be a sign you have developed a tennis elbow, a very common orthopedic issue that affects not only tennis players but a lot of people who don’t play tennis as well. In […]

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Advances in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body with a wide range of motion across multiple planes. Unfortunately, this amazing mobility makes the shoulder vulnerable to tears in the rotator cuff – a group of muscles that surround and stabilize the shoulder. Rotator cuff tears are usually seen in athletes and […]

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Benefits of Orthopedic Urgent Care

Every day countless people suffer unexpected orthopedic injuries. These injuries could range from simple aches and sprains to more complex fractures. When going to the emergency room for treatment, you may have to wait for quite a while before you see a doctor who will probably perform an X-ray, apply a splint to stabilize the […]

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