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Tennis Elbow Without the Racket

While a large percentage of tennis players suffer from tennis elbow, they only make up a small percentage of all reported cases of tennis elbow. Tennis elbow can strike anyone whose job or activity requires a repetitive motion of the wrist and...

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Dislocation or Separation?

A shoulder injury is typically associated with a sudden or traumatic event such as a sports-related injury or fall. As a result, shoulder separation or dislocation is common. However, the difference between the two begins with the location of the...

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How to Get a Helping Hand for Your Pain

The repetitive use of the tendons and ligaments surrounding your wrist could result in the pinching of a nerve or inflammation around your wrist joint. These two symptoms are better known as carpal tunnel and wrist tendonitis.

Wrist...

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5 Best Things for Arthritis

Taking a positive approach to arthritis can make all the difference in creating and sustaining life-altering habits. Since arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body, it’s important for those suffering to...

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Exercises to Prepare for Knee Replacement Surgery

Total knee replacement surgery removes damaged and painful areas of the femur and tibia, replacing them with specially designed metal and plastic parts. In order to speed up recovery time, our experts suggest preparing for this procedure by...

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Are You Ready for a Hip Replacement?

According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a hip replacement if you’re experiencing the following:

  • You have hip pain that keeps you awake at night
  • The pain in your hip prevents you from...
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A New Expert Joins Our Joint Effort for Joint Health

As a fellowship-trained hip and knee joint replacement surgeon, Dr. Aaron Forbes has extensive training in less-invasive surgical techniques and protocols geared toward rapid recovery, to get you back on your feet faster. His expertise includes a...

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What You Need to Know About Electrodiagnostic Testing

Electrodiagnostic testing can be helpful in evaluating the causes of pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, fatigue, and muscle cramping. There are two types of electrodiagnostic tests that are commonly used to look at nerve and muscle function to...

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What Is a Physiatrist?

Physiatrists are experts at diagnosing and treating many different types of pain. From sore shoulders and necks to back and spinal cord injuries, they are able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions and injuries. Their main goal is to...

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Exercising for Back Pain

Back pain is a common complaint among people of any age. While refraining from strenuous activities might be the answer in the short term, when done for more than a few days, it can actually undermine healing. Whether the back pain is acute or...

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