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The Top 3 Newest Advances In Orthopedic Surgery You Need To Know

Orthopedic surgery is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Medical technology has enabled significant advances in orthopedic surgery in recent years. Here are the 3 most recent advances that you should be aware of: Cartilage regeneration Cartilage is a connective tissue found in […]

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How an Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help Improve Your Quality of Life

If you’re living with chronic pain, you may wonder if orthopedic surgery is the right choice. The answer is that it depends on your circumstances. However, if you’re considering orthopedic surgery, it’s important to understand how it can improve your quality of life. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how orthopedic surgery can help improve […]

Orthopedic Conditions and Treatments

There are many different types of orthopedic issues, but one thing they all have in common is pain. Lower back pain is the most common type. It usually goes away after a while, but some back pain symptoms require medical attention. Read on to learn about the different kinds of back pain treatments. Listed below […]

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Benefits of Cortisone Shots

Cortisone is the casual name you may know for a corticosteroid. Getting an injection can help manage chronic pain or relieve a condition. Cortisone shots have many benefits. You may be surprised by how advantageous this injection can be! What Is a Cortisone Shot? Cortisone shots are injections of a steroid medication. Steroids are anti-inflammatory medications […]

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How to correct bunions

Bunions are more common than you may think. These cause painful deformities in the feet, but there is something you can do about them. Read on to learn more about this common yet painful condition. When your big toe pushes against the next toe, it forces the joint of the big toe to become enlarged […]

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What causes shoulder pain?

Pain in your shoulder can have many causes, but sometimes you may not know what is causing the pain, especially if you don’t have an injury. Read on to learn more about the different types of shoulder problems and what can be done to correct them. Symptoms The ball-and-socket joint in your shoulder gives you […]

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Tips to keep your hips healthy

Aging is inevitable, but how well you age can be up to you. About 50 percent of older adults say they have hip pain, but there are things you can do now to keep your hips feeling good and to minimize pain. One of the best things you can do to prevent hip pain is […]

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What you need to know about herniated discs

We all get back pain from time to time, but how do you know when it needs more attention? Herniated discs are a common reason for back and leg pain. Here is what you need to know about herniated discs and what you should do about them. What are herniated discs? The bones or vertebrae […]

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Tips for a better surgical consultation

Well-informed patients lead to better surgical outcomes. If you are preparing to undergo orthopedic surgery, here is a list of things you should do before and during your surgical consultation. When you first meet with your orthopedic surgeon, you will want to share with him or her in full detail how your problem began, how […]

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Getting back on your feet after knee surgery

If you are preparing to undergo a total knee replacement, then you may be wondering what life looks like after surgery. The pain of your knee problems before surgery and the pain and swelling after surgery will weaken the knee. Regular exercise is going to be key to getting back on your feet and back […]

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