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Is It Time for New Shoes?

Love your old pair of tennis shoes? Find out why you may want to replace that torn-up pair of shoes with newer, more comfortable footwear.

While you may feel out of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them...

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About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the thick tissue, known as the plantar fascia, located on the bottom of the foot.  The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that runs from the heel bone to the toes and supports the natural arch of the...

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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 specialist offers several treatment options for wrist tendonitis.

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

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Prevent Baseball Injuries This Season

As summer approaches, more children will be out on the baseball diamond. Unfortunately, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission reports that more than 627,000 baseball-related injuries each year are treated in hospitals, doctors’...

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Is Holding Your Child Causing Hand & Wrist Pain?

If you are experiencing pain in your hand or wrist when holding your child, you may be suffering from a condition known as mommy’s thumb. Find out what causes this condition that...

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Avoid Exercise Injury

Exercising is an essential part of staying active and healthy. Unfortunately, it’s easy to push too hard during exercise, which can lead to injury. Here are some tips to remember while exercising to avoid injury.

Be Sure to...

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Tommy John Surgery Can Restore Stability for Elbow Patients

Tommy John was a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team when, in the summer of 1974, an elbow injury made it impossible for him to continue pitching. It was an injury...

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Don’t Let Arthritis Stress You Out

Coping with stress properly is important. Research has implied that high levels of stress can cause headaches, disturb sleep, lead to high blood pressure, depression, and likely complicate other illnesses as well. Coping with stress properly...

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Ankle Replacement Surgery Treats Osteoarthritis

Most people today know someone who has had a hip or knee replaced. Major advancements have taken place over the years to make these artificial joints last longer and endure fewer complications. The same is true for ankle joint replacement at...

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What’s the Difference Between a Foot and Ankle Surgeon and a Podiatrist?

The foot and ankle is one of the more complex areas of the human skeletal system, and obtaining expertise in this...

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