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What You Should Know About Bursitis

The condition known as bursitis occurs when the fluid-filled sacs, or bursae, located between a tendon and skin or between a tendon and bone, become inflamed. It can cause pain and tenderness in the area, and it can make movement very difficult....

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Treating Shoulder Instability

The shoulder is composed of the shoulder blade (scapula), collarbone (clavicle), and upper arm bone (humerus). With two joints, the glenohumeral and...

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Are You at Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Injuries, genetics, and repetitive use of our hands can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of the...

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Walk Your Arthritis Pain Away

Osteoarthritis of the knee, often referred to as wear-and-tear arthritis, is a condition in which the cartilage within your knee wears away.

“When your cartilage begins to wear away,...

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Are You Ready for Joint Replacement?

The joint replacement surgeons at Professional Orthopaedic Associates say if you’re experiencing the following signs...

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Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

‘Tis the season to start decorating your homes for the holidays! Did you know that ladder-related injuries are on the rise this time of year? The following information can help you avoid ladder injuries this season.

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Footwear for Black Friday

Stores drastically roll back their prices for one day only, Black Friday. The biggest shopping day of the year can be stressful, exhilarating, and downright exhausting. You are on your ...

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Why would I need a cortisone shot?

In many instances of shoulder bursitis, arthritis, tennis elbow, or carpal tunnel syndrome, cortisone shots are often a prescribed medication. But what is cortisone and how does...

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Should You Ice or Heat an injury?

Ice packs and heating pads are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopaedics. So which one is the right one to use for your injury, ice or heat? And how long should the ice or heat treatments last? Read on for information about...

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