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Back Conditions
Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Bulging Disks
Bulging Disks

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again One common type of spinal disorder is a bulging disk. Disks are small, rubbery cushions that act as spinal shock absorbers and help to maintain spinal flexibility. When the disks become damaged, they may bulge and cause pain or a “pins and needles” feeling. Disk conditions may occur at […]

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Degenerative Disks
Degenerative Disks

Take Steps Toward Pain Relief Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD) occurs in many people during the normal aging process, and is often referred to as “arthritis of the back.” With age, the disks or “shock absorbers” located between the vertebral bodies lose their elasticity and may cause one vertebral body to collapse down onto another. This […]

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Herniated Disks
Herniated Disks

Everything You Need to Know Disks are small, rubbery cushions that act as shock absorbers for the spine, while helping to maintain spinal flexibility. When these disks are damaged, they may crack. This condition is known as a herniated disk, which is sometimes called a slipped or ruptured disk, and can happen at any location […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Lower Back Pain
Lower Back Pain

Get Your Back Back Lower back pain is one of the most common medical problems reported by patients. While the severity and cause of back disorders vary, one thing common to most of these disorders is the major impact that lower back problems can have on patients’ lives. Regardless of the cause and severity, the […]

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Muscle Spasms
Muscle Spasms

Find Relief for Painful Muscle Cramps One of the body’s natural, protective response mechanisms, a muscle spasm is an involuntary, sustained contraction of the muscle fibers in response to injury or inflammation—either in the muscles themselves or the nerves that serve them. In the back, muscle spasms also may signal injury or damage to an […]

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated disks, degenerative disk disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems. These conditions have the potential to limit nearly every aspect of a person’s life, causing disabling […]

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Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a common disease caused by nerve deterioration. Neuropathy is seen with a number of different underlying medical […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoporosis & Bone Density
Osteoporosis & Bone Density

Break Free from Bone Disease Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease. It involves the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density, and it is most common in the spine, hips and wrists. As people age, the amount of bone tissue produced by their bodies begins to slowly decline. The older a person […]

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures, bulging or herniated disks, or diseased spinal disks may compress adjacent nerve roots: impairing the nerve’s […]

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Radiculopathy
Radiculopathy

Get Back to a Pain-Free Spine Radiculopathy is not a disorder in itself, but rather a collection of symptoms that stem from a problem with a compressed or inflamed nerve root. Common causes of radiculopathy include disc herniation, bone spur, foraminal stenosis, arthritis, and musculoskeletal insufficiency, often caused by poor posture, improper stretching, carrying extra […]

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Sciatica
Sciatica

Get Fast, Effective Relief Renowned New Jersey orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert A. Kayal and his team of surgeons are experts in the treatment of chronic and degenerative spinal disorders, including sciatica. Characterized by pain, pins and needles, numbness, or weakness in the buttock and leg, sciatica is caused by pressure to the sciatic nerve.

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Scoliosis
Scoliosis

What To Do When Life Throws You a Curve Scoliosis is the most common abnormal curvature of the spine, which occurs most often just before puberty, and is more common in girls than in boys. Simply defined, scoliosis is a sideways curve of the spine. Instead of a straight line down the middle of the […]

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Spinal Disorders
Spinal Disorders

Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & More Your backbone, or spine, consists of 26 bone disks, called vertebrae. The vertebrae protect your spinal cord and allow you to stand and bend. Several problems can change the structure of the spine, or damage the vertebrae and the surrounding tissue. These problems include infections, injuries, tumors, conditions, and bone […]

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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis

Experience Long-Lasting Relief Spinal stenosis—often in the neck or lower back—occurs as the spinal canal or space along the vertebrae where the spinal cord travels narrows, squeezing the nerve roots in the spinal cord. This spinal disorder is often age-related, and is more prevalent in people over 50 years of age.

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Vertebral Compression Fracture
Vertebral Compression Fracture

Get Your Back Back Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) occur when the bony block or vertebral body in the spine collapses, which can lead to severe pain, deformity and loss of height. VCFs are the most common fracture in patients with osteoporosis, affecting roughly 750,000 people each year. Even more, VCFs affect an estimated 25 percent […]

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Elbow
Elbow Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Golfer’s Elbow
Golfer’s Elbow

Find Relief from Your Pain Golfer’s elbow, also referred to as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition that impacts athletes and non-athletes, alike. It occurs when there is inflammation or a partial tear to the area where forearm tendons meet the inside of the elbow. The injury may be caused by a single traumatic action, […]

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Humerus Fracture
Humerus Fracture

Understanding Shoulder Trauma The humerus is one of the long bones of the arm. The distal, or bottom, end contributes to the elbow joint. The proximal, or top, end contributes to the shoulder joint. Fractures of the humerus typically occur as the result of a trauma, such as a fall where the individual lands directly […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the “soft tissue” around the joint; […]

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures, bulging or herniated disks, or diseased spinal disks may compress adjacent nerve roots: impairing the nerve’s […]

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues or strains to the body’s muscles, nerves, ligaments or tendons that occur from performing daily activities […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Tennis Elbow
Tennis Elbow

Get the Support You Need Many sports place considerable strain on the joints of participating athletes, especially those requiring regular swinging and throwing. The elbow is especially vulnerable to this type of stress and injury. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a very common injury—not just to tennis players, as the name suggests, but to […]

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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

We Excel in Our Field, So You Can Excel On Yours Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that hold bones together. In the elbow joint, the ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, holds the ulna (e.g., lower arm bone) to the humerus (e.g., upper arm bone). When the ulnar collateral ligament gets torn due to injury, […]

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Foot and Ankle
Foot and Ankle Conditions
Achilles Tendon Tear & Rupture
Achilles Tendon Tear & Rupture

The Best Achilles Treatment in the Tri-State Area The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in your body. It connects the muscles in the back of your lower leg to your heel bone (e.g., the calcaneus) and must withstand large forces during sporting exercises and pivoting. There are two main types of injuries that affect […]

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Achilles Tendonosis
Achilles Tendonosis

Say ‘Goodbye’ to Pain & Stiffness The largest tendon in the human body, the Achilles tendon is connected to the calf muscles and allows feet to flex during walking, running and jumping. Although the Achilles tendon can withstand great stresses from running and jumping, it is also prone to tendonosis, a condition associated with overuse […]

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Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity
Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity

Acknowledge Foot Pain & Seek Innovative Treatment Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a painful, progressive condition that occurs when the soft tissues of the foot are overstretched and torn, causing the arch of the foot to collapse. The posterior tibial tendon attaches to the bones on the inside of the foot, maintains the foot’s arch […]

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Ankle Fractures
Ankle Fractures

Here to Help You Every Step of the Way A broken ankle is also known as an ankle fracture. This means that one or more of the bones that make up the ankle joint are broken. A fractured ankle can range from a simple break in one bone, which may not stop you from walking, […]

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Ankle Sprains & Strains
Ankle Sprains & Strains

Stop the Pain & Get Back On Your Feet Ankle injuries are often thought of as sports injuries—but you don’t have to be an athlete or even a “weekend warrior” to turn your ankle and hurt it. The truth is that a sprained ankle is a very common injury. A strained or sprained ankle can […]

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Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Don’t Let Joint Pain Rule Your Life One common type of foot and ankle condition is arthritis. As people age, the cartilage that once served as a shock absorber for the body’s joints begins to wear away. This deterioration causes the ankle and foot bones to rub against each other, resulting in inflammation, pain and […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Bunions
Bunions

Stop Suffering & Seek Treatment Today A bunion is a common foot deformity that’s characterized by a bump on the side of the big toe. In that characteristic “bump,” you are actually seeing the effect of additional bone formation in the joint and a mechanical misalignment of the big toe. A bunion causes the big […]

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Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures
Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures

Get Back on Your Feet A fracture of the calcaneus, or heel bone, can be a painful and disabling injury. This type of fracture commonly occurs during a high-energy event—such as a car crash or a fall from a ladder—when the heel is crushed under the weight of the body. When this occurs, the heel […]

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Clubfoot
Clubfoot

Improving Appearance, Restoring Function Clubfoot is a congenital birth disorder that occurs in one out of every 1,000 newborns. When a baby is born with tendons and calf muscles that are shorter than normal, it causes the baby’s foot to twist out of position or shape producing clubfoot. Ranging from mild to severe with the […]

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Corns
Corns

Prevention, Diagnosis & Removal Repeated irritation and persistent friction to an area of the foot will cause skin to thicken and harden, creating corns. Corns are localized areas with tender, soft centers, surrounded by yellowish, dead skin. The extra skin develops as a natural defense mechanism, and persistent friction may be due to shoes or […]

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Diabetic Foot
Diabetic Foot

Alleviate the Pain & Prevent Further Problems Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole body, prompting nerve damage and poor circulation. The lack of circulation and poor blood flow to the body’s extremities allows for a small matter or infection to progress into a more serious problem. If gone unnoticed or left unchecked, a […]

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Fibula Fracture
Fibula Fracture

A Step in the Right Direction A fibula fracture is a relatively common condition that’s characterized by a break in the smaller of the long bones of the lower leg, known as the fibula. During certain activities, such as landing from a jump, a forceful impact to the outer lower leg or ankle, or when […]

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Foot & Ankle Conditions
Foot & Ankle Conditions

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Every day, our feet and ankles bear the brunt of pressure that comes from supporting our full body weight—and the incredible demand we put on them is often more than they can endure.

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Ganglion Cysts
Ganglion Cysts

Discover, Remove & Restore Functionality Ganglion cysts are harmless tumors, masses or lumps that occur adjacent to joints or tendons, and are most commonly found on the hands and wrists. Depending on the extent of the concurring wrist activity, these lumps are susceptible to frequently appearing, disappearing or changing in size. Ganglion cysts grow from […]

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Hammertoe
Hammertoe

Expedite Your Return to Activity Affecting any but the big toe, hammertoe is characterized by a bending of one or both toe joints. The deformity generally worsens over time, and patients may develop corns or calluses as a result of bent toes rubbing against shoes. Untreated hammertoes become rigid, leading to sores, infection and pain. […]

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Heel Pain
Heel Pain

Professional Care & Treatment For Foot Pain There are numerous causes for heel pain, including artharitis, stress fractures and nerve irritation. The two most common contributors of chronic pain are heel spurs and inflammation of the plantar fascia—a ligament attached to the heel bone that helps maintain the foot’s arch. In plantar fasciitis, there are […]

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Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail

Prevention and Treatment to Outgrow the Pain An ingrown toenail is a painful condition, triggered by a corner or side of a toenail curving inward and growing into the soft flesh of the toe. Even though the big toe is most commonly affected, any toe is susceptible to developing the condition. If an ingrown toenail […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Intoeing
Intoeing

Straightforward Treatment for a Straightforward Walk Commonly referred to as a “pigeon-toe,” intoeing is a congenital condition in which the toes and feet are turned inward, rather than straight forward. Though this condition frequently dissipates on its own in time, there are cases where children continuously struggle with intoeing’s lasting effects well into their later […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

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Jones Fracture
Jones Fracture

Keeping Up with the Jones Fracture Metatarsal fractures are common injuries of the forefoot. The Jones fracture, more specifically, is a common fracture of the fifth metatarsal. Generally, it is injured during inversion-type injuries, such as ankle sprains. Fractures to the fifth metatarsal may also occur from direct or crushing types of injuries, as well […]

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Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury

Everything You Need to Know Located in the middle of the foot, the Lisfranc joint is the point at which the metatarsal bones, which are the long bones that lead to the toes, attach to the tarsal bones (e.g., arch bones). Lisfranc injuries result if bones in the midfoot are broken or if ligaments that […]

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Morton’s Neuroma
Morton’s Neuroma

Fix the Ball of the Foot, Pass on the Pain, Return to the Game Morton’s Neuroma is a painful and uncomfortable condition that affects the ball of the foot, most commonly in between the third and fourth toes. This condition often causes an individual to feel as if he or she is standing on a […]

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Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a common disease caused by nerve deterioration. Neuropathy is seen with a number of different underlying medical […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the “soft tissue” around the joint; […]

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Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis

How to Deal, Heal & Get Moving Again The alarm clock goes off, and it’s time to start your day. As you climb out of bed, though, you experience pain in your foot—as you do nearly every day. If your first few steps out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel […]

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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Catch It Early & Halt the Worry Attaching the calf muscle to the foot bones, the posterior tibial tendon serves an important role in supporting the foot structure and enabling proper foot function. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is caused by overuse and repetitive stress, which results in overstretching and inflammation of the tendon. When […]

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues or strains to the body’s muscles, nerves, ligaments or tendons that occur from performing daily activities […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Sesamoiditis
Sesamoiditis

Diagnose, Treat & Walk Pain-Free Again Sesamoids are the only bones in the body that are not connected to another bone, but rather solely connected by tendons or embedded in a mass of muscle. There are three sesamoids: the kneecap, which is the largest, and two small, pea-sized sesamoids located on either side of the […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Talus Fractures
Talus Fractures

Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment The talus is located in the middle of the ankle joint and connects the shinbone to the heel bone and foot. Acting as a hinge, the talus enables the foot to flex up and down, and side to side. Therefore, injuries to the talus have a profound effect on movement and […]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Get Healthy Feet for An Active Life Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is the compression or squeezing of the tibial nerve, which runs through the tarsal tunnel on the inside of the ankle and leads into the foot, producing pain or a tingling sensation anywhere along the nerve’s pathway. The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Hand and Wrist
Hand and Wrist Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Our Carpal Tunnel Specialists Can Restore Feeling, Eliminate Pain The “carpal tunnel” is a narrow passageway that runs from the base of the hand through the wrist. The median nerve, which controls our sense of touch in the palm, and touch and fine movement in the thumb and three larger fingers, passes through the carpal […]

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Freedom From Pain & Swelling De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, or tendonosis, is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted. The word “tendonosis” refers to a swelling of the tendons. Swelling of the tendons, and the tendon sheath, can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb […]

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Distal Radius Fracture (Broken Wrist)
Distal Radius Fracture (Broken Wrist)

A Patient’s Guide to Distal Radius Fractures Wrist fractures, or distal radius fractures, are very common. In fact, the radius is the most commonly broken bone in the arm. The radius is the larger of the two bones of the forearm. The end toward the wrist is called the distal end. A fracture of the […]

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Dupuytren’s Contractures
Dupuytren’s Contractures

Restoring Dexterity, Improving Strength Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand deformity that usually develops over years. The condition affects a layer of tissue that lies under the skin of your palm. Knots of tissue form under the skin—eventually creating a thick cord that can pull one or more fingers into a bent position. Although painless, the […]

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Ganglion Cysts
Ganglion Cysts

Discover, Remove & Restore Functionality Ganglion cysts are harmless tumors, masses or lumps that occur adjacent to joints or tendons, and are most commonly found on the hands and wrists. Depending on the extent of the concurring wrist activity, these lumps are susceptible to frequently appearing, disappearing or changing in size. Ganglion cysts grow from […]

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Hand & Finger Fractures
Hand & Finger Fractures

Symptoms & Treatment Options Your hand consists of 27 bones: eight bones in your wrist (carpals), five bones in the palm of your hand (metacarpals), and 14 bones in your fingers (phalanges). The bones in a normal hand line up precisely, and they enable you to perform many specialized functions, such as grasping a pen […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

Read More
Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a common disease caused by nerve deterioration. Neuropathy is seen with a number of different underlying medical […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the “soft tissue” around the joint; […]

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Osteoporosis & Bone Density
Osteoporosis & Bone Density

Break Free from Bone Disease Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease. It involves the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density, and it is most common in the spine, hips and wrists. As people age, the amount of bone tissue produced by their bodies begins to slowly decline. The older a person […]

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures, bulging or herniated disks, or diseased spinal disks may compress adjacent nerve roots: impairing the nerve’s […]

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues or strains to the body’s muscles, nerves, ligaments or tendons that occur from performing daily activities […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Scaphoid Fracture
Scaphoid Fracture

Detection and Diagnosis The scaphoid bone is one of the carpal bones on the thumb side of the wrist. This bone is important for both motion and stability in the wrist joint, and it can most easily be identified when your thumb is held in a “hitch-hiking” position. A scaphoid fracture usually occurs when you […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Wrist Sprains & Strains
Wrist Sprains & Strains

Get to the Root of the Pain A sprain is an injury to a ligament, which is a strong band of connective tissue that connects one bone to another. A wrist sprain is a common injury, as there are many ligaments in the wrist that can be stretched or torn. This occurs when the wrist […]

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Hip
Hip Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Hip Bursitis
Hip Bursitis

Hip Pain Prevention & Relief A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between tendons, bone, and skin, which helps your joints move with ease. There are over 150 bursae in your body, and several are found around the outer area of the hip, near the portion of your thighbone (e.g., the […]

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Hip Labral Tear
Hip Labral Tear

Experiencing Hip Pain? Don’t Wait A labrum is a soft, fibrous section of cartilage that surrounds the hip or shoulder socket. The labrum helps to stabilize joints, provide cushioning and attach ligaments, which allows for movement and flexibility. Sudden twisting or pivoting movements often causes a hip labral tear. In addition to these acute labrum […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the “soft tissue” around the joint; […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Knee
Knee Conditions
ACL Tear
ACL Tear

Diagnose, Treat Torn ACL Injuries & Get Moving Again The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament that connects the femur (e.g., thighbone) with the tibia (e.g., shinbone). ACL injuries occur when a patient’s knee is hyperextended, twisted or forced to the side. While female athletes are more prone to ACL injuries than male athletes, […]

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Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Chondromalacia Patella (Limb Length Discrepancy)
Chondromalacia Patella (Limb Length Discrepancy)

Diagnose and Overcome LLD Differences between the lengths of the upper and/or lower arms and the upper and/or lower legs are called limb length discrepancies (LLD). The conditions occur when bones or joints in the arms or legs are abnormal or become damaged. Doctors might refer to these conditions as limb length discrepancies, limb differences […]

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Chondromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)
Chondromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)

Don’t Let Runner’s Knee Hold You Back The patellofemoral joint is made of the patella (e.g., kneecap) and femur (e.g., thighbone). The kneecap glides up and down along a groove in the front of the thighbone, helping the quadriceps muscles to bend and straighten the leg. Patellofemoral pain—sometimes referred to as “Runner’s Knee”—occurs with overuse […]

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Femur Fracture
Femur Fracture

Find Facts, Symptoms & Treatments A femur fracture is a break in the thighbone. The femur can be fractured in three areas: the head/neck of the bone (e.g., the upper end, near the pelvis), the main shaft of the bone, or the lower end near the knee. The femur is the longest and strongest bone […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

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Knee Bursitis
Knee Bursitis

Leave Knee Pain Behind Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion the bones, tendons and ligaments near joints. The knee joint is surrounded by three major bursae. When excessive amounts of fluid are produced in these sacs, the pain and inflammation of bursitis can result. This fluid build-up can happen in two different ways. The first […]

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LCL/MCL Tears
LCL/MCL Tears

Stop the Pain & Heal Quickly Medial collateral ligament (MCL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) sprains are knee injuries. The MCL is the ligament that’s located on the inside of your knee joint. It links your thighbone (e.g., femur) and shinbone (e.g., tibia). The LCL, on the other hand, is the ligament that’s located on […]

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Meniscus Tear
Meniscus Tear

Getting You Back on Your Feet The knee joint functions when a myriad of complex parts—such as ligaments, tendons and bone—work in conjunction with one another. Unfortunately, many of these complex parts are prone to injury. One of the most commonly injured parts of the knee is the menisci, which are two wedge-shaped cartilage pieces […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the “soft tissue” around the joint; […]

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Patellar Fracture
Patellar Fracture

Comprehensive Care for Broken Kneecaps The patella, or your kneecap, is a small bone located in front of your knee joint—where the thighbone (e.g., femur) and shinbone (e.g., tibia) meet. It protects your knee and connects the muscles in the front of your thigh to your tibia to allow to extend your knee. Because your […]

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Patellar Subluxation/Dislocation
Patellar Subluxation/Dislocation

Get Back in The Groove When things are “in the groove,” they’re going smoothly. That certainly is the case with your knee. As long as your kneecap (patella) stays in its groove in the knee, you can walk, run, sit, stand and move easily. When the kneecap slips out of the groove, though, problems and […]

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues or strains to the body’s muscles, nerves, ligaments or tendons that occur from performing daily activities […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Tibia Fracture
Tibia Fracture

Recapture Your Quality of Life The tibia, or shinbone, is the most common fractured long bone in your body. The long bones include the femur, humerus, tibia and fibula. A tibial shaft fracture occurs along the length of the bone, below the knee and above the ankle. Because it typically takes a major force to […]

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Tibial Plateau Fracture
Tibial Plateau Fracture

Overview, Treatment & Management The tibial plateau is the top joint surface of the shinbone and is one of the most critical load-bearing areas in the human body. So, fractures of the plateau affect knee alignment, stability and motion. A tibial plateau fracture involves the cartilage surface of the knee joint. Because these fractures occur […]

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Neck
Neck Conditions
Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Muscle Spasms
Muscle Spasms

Find Relief for Painful Muscle Cramps One of the body’s natural, protective response mechanisms, a muscle spasm is an involuntary, sustained contraction of the muscle fibers in response to injury or inflammation—either in the muscles themselves or the nerves that serve them. In the back, muscle spasms also may signal injury or damage to an […]

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated disks, degenerative disk disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems. These conditions have the potential to limit nearly every aspect of a person’s life, causing disabling […]

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures, bulging or herniated disks, or diseased spinal disks may compress adjacent nerve roots: impairing the nerve’s […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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Shoulder
Shoulder Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn. Osteoarthritis is commonly found in weight-bearing joints, like the hips or knees. In other forms of […]

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when it is bent too far. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that […]

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Humerus Fracture
Humerus Fracture

Understanding Shoulder Trauma The humerus is one of the long bones of the arm. The distal, or bottom, end contributes to the elbow joint. The proximal, or top, end contributes to the shoulder joint. Fractures of the humerus typically occur as the result of a trauma, such as a fall where the individual lands directly […]

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles contract. This pull is transmitted through the tendon to the bone so that the joint moves. […]

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we just have to learn to live with. Nothing could be further from the truth. With a […]

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated disks, degenerative disk disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems. These conditions have the potential to limit nearly every aspect of a person’s life, causing disabling […]

Read More
Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive and involve the same joints, tendons and muscles in a targeted region—such as computer operators, assembly […]

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues or strains to the body’s muscles, nerves, ligaments or tendons that occur from performing daily activities […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons. Typically, individuals affected by the condition are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are […]

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Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tear

Consult Our Expert Rotator Cuff Surgeons Although injury to the rotator cuff can be the result of trauma, such as a dislocation or fracture, tears in any component of the rotator cuff are most often caused by overuse, which are commonly referred to as wear-and-tear injuries. Any sport or activity that requires repetitive arm movement, […]

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Shoulder Bursitis
Shoulder Bursitis

Eliminate Shoulder Pain Bursitis of the shoulder occurs when there is swelling and redness between the top of the arm bone (e.g., humerus) and the tip of the shoulder (e.g., acromion). Between these bones lie the tendons of the rotator cuff and a fluid-filled sac (e.g., the bursa) that protects the tendons. Normally, the tendons […]

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Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Labral Tear

Symptoms & Treatment Options The shoulder joint is a “ball and socket” joint that enables the smooth gliding movements of the arms. The labrum, a fibrous section of cartilage, helps the shoulder to stabilize, move and flex. The labrum also offers joint cushioning and aids in ligament attachment. A shoulder labral tear, then, is an […]

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall off your bicycle, or a collision at second base are examples of this type of injury. […]

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels.

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the proper steps be taken to treat the injury effectively and efficiently. After all, bruises can last […]

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