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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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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 it...

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Diet and Exercise Mistakes That Are Aging You

Do you sometimes wake up and feel like you “don’t look or feel good?” Good nutrition and exercising is a fundamental building block for healthy skin and a healthy body.

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Hydration 101

Dehydration in athletes can lead to fatigue, headaches, decreased coordination, and muscle cramping. Other heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke, have even more serious consequences. It’s important for athletes to...

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Treating Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are two different injuries resulting in the same feeling – pain.

So, recognizing the symptoms and understanding the difference between both can help you determine the best approach for treatment.

A sprain...

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Tips for a Faster Recovery

We understand that a sports injury is frustrating and challenging to overcome. One of the main goals of the sports medicine doctors at Coastal Orthopedics is...

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Tips for Healthy Joints

As the connections between your bones, joints will sustain a certain amount of wear and tear as we age. Remaining pain- and arthritis-free requires practicing good joint preservation techniques. The following techniques...

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5 Best Things for Arthritis

As the leading cause of disability in people older than fifty-five years, arthritis affects one in five adults in the United States. However, remembering the following tips could help to reduce arthritis pain.

Taking a positive approach to...

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Surviving UV Safety Awareness Month

Did you know that heat is one of the leading causes of weather-related deaths and illnesses? It’s time to protect yourself! The doctors at Coastal...

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Talus Fractures

The talus is one of the important bones that makes up the ankle joint. Over half of the talus is covered with cartilage. It serves as an important link between the leg and the foot...

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