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A New Option for Neck Pain

Artificial disc replacement is a procedure that can offer pain relief and restore function. The artificial disc replacement is a prosthesis designed to simulate the function of a natural cervical disc.

Candidates for cervical artificial...

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What You Need to Know About Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompressions

Minimally invasive spine procedures offer you more options for pain relief. The same can be said for minimally invasive spinal decompression, a spine procedure used to treat patients suffering from various spine conditions. 

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Kyphoplasty: A Spinal Fracture Treatment Option

Traditionally, doctors have treated spinal fractures using methods that strictly addressed the pain. However, there is a better option in the outpatient procedure known as kyphoplasty. This procedure is used to quickly relieve pain associated...

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Dealing With Toe Arthritis

Arthritis of the big toe, medically known as hallux rigidus, is a condition caused by wear and tear of the toe joint or an injury that damages the cartilage, causing the bones of the joint to rub together.

If you are suffering from...

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Do Your Shoes Fit Properly?

Ill-fitting shoes can cause many problems, from minor injuries to permanent deformity. Here, we offer some tips for good foot care when it comes to your shoes.

  • Have your feet measured regularly: as you grow older, their size may...
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Heal Your Heels

Your feet can handle quite a bit of stress, but going over the limit can cause extreme discomfort. Heel pain generally falls into two categories: pain behind the heel and pain beneath the heel.

If your pain is behind the heel, you may be...

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What You Need to Know About Stress Fractures

A stress fracture is a common sports injury often occurring in weight-bearing bones, such as the tibia and the bones in the foot. There are typically only a few symptoms related to stress fractures: either a generalized area of pain and...

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Don’t Let Strains Put You on the Sideline

Muscle strains can happen while playing sports, hiking, running, or while performing everyday activities. Sometimes referred to as a pulled muscle, a muscle strain leaves you with a sharp pain that can cause swelling and discomfort.

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How to Ice or Heat an Injury

Ice packs and heat pads are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopaedics. So which one is the right one to use for your injury?

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Ice treatment is most commonly used for acute injuries. If you have a recent injury (...

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Preventing and Treating Wrist Tendonitis

Wrist tendonitis is a condition caused by trauma or repetitive use that results in wrist pain and swelling. Our wrist specialists offer several treatment options for wrist tendonitis.

Splinting the wrist is often the first step in treating...

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