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What Is Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement?

Minimally invasive joint replacement typically involves a shorter incision and the use of special tools, like arthroscopes, to perform the surgery with real-time surgical imaging inside the joint. Arthroscopes are small cameras that help your...

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Finding Relief for Hip Bursitis

Bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa, which is a jelly-like sac that holds a small amount of fluid and acts as a cushion between bones and soft tissues. Hip bursitis is a common type of bursitis; however, this condition can also occur in the...

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Is Outpatient Robotic Knee Replacement for You?

Robotic-assisted surgical systems are used in joint replacement to promote accuracy, enhance control, and spare any healthy bones, ligaments, or other tissues from being removed. 

In preoperative planning, the imaging software gives...

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Protect Your Head

A concussion can occur after an impact to your head or a whiplash-type injury that results in your head and brain rapidly shaking back and forth. While they can happen during many different types of sports and activities, they are most common in...

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Understanding Fractures

There are typically only a few symptoms related to a fracture. If you or your athlete has suffered a fracture, the pain levels will vary depending on the location and type of fracture. Other common symptoms are swelling and/or bruising and an...

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Is That Pain From Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain for athletes who participate in sports and activities that involve significant use of overhead arm motions, such as swimming, tennis, and baseball. It occurs when the scapula, or...

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Don’t Let an Achilles Tendon Rupture Interrupt Your Life

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It helps you walk, run, and jump. But when the tendon gets stretched too far, it can rupture, resulting in a complete or partial tear. This is usually due to a sudden and strong force on the...

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Understanding Hammertoe

A hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe. This condition causes a bend in the toe’s middle joint, which makes the toe resemble a hammer—hence the name.

Hammertoes can be caused by a muscle imbalance as...

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6 Expert Tips on Using Crutches

Using a walking aid, such as crutches, is an important part of your recovery because it allows your foot or ankle to heal properly. Learning how to balance with your walking aid is one of the most crucial steps in using it effectively.

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Feeling New Without a New Joint

Bone, joint, and muscle specialists devote their practices to helping patients who experience joint problems. They have a comprehensive understanding of how your joints work and what causes joint pain, and they can provide a precise diagnosis as...

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