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Are Sports Drinks Necessary?

Everyone’s first thought when working out is that they need water after they work out. Your main goal is to rehydrate—but is water truly enough to replenish your body with the nutrients it actually needs? At,...

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Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

Falling on a stretched out hand, with the weight landing on the palm can result in a scaphoid fracture. The scaphoid is one of the small bones in the wrist and is most likely to break in this case. The scaphoid is located on the thumb side of the...

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Bicycle Riding and Wrist Pain

After enjoying a ride on your bike, do you experience numbness, tingling, or pain in your arm, hand, and wrist? If you do, you could be suffering from an overuse injury. Approximately one-third of all bicycling overuse injuries involve the...

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Elbow Dislocation

Dislocating your elbow is a very painful injury. Fortunately, it’s not a very common occurrence. The most common cause of elbow dislocation is falling onto your arm while...

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Activities to Keep You Moving

Spring is the perfect time to get outside and feel alive.  At Coastal Orthopedics, we want to get you moving this spring. Being active and outdoors makes you feel like a new person, especially...

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Its that time of the year again where you get rid of the unnecessary junk you have stored and clean up your home in and out. With so many cleaning products out there it may be hard to know which ones to chose or which ones are right for you....

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Ankle and Foot Stress Fracture Prevention

The ankle and foot may be easy to injure. A fracture of the foot or ankle may be caused by a simple stub or trip....

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What You Need to Know About ACL and PCL Injuries

The Anterior cruciate Ligament, also referred to as the ACL, is located in the front part of the knee. This is one of four ligaments in your knee, roping your bones together, and keeping...

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Staying Warm Outside

With temperatures dropping during the winter months, it is very important for athletes to stay warm while outside. By keeping yourself properly clothed, you may reduce the risk of injury during your winter workout.

Whether you are going...

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Boxers Fracture

A fracture of the long bone that connects the little finger to the wrist may be called a boxers fracture. The most common cause of this injury is direct impact of the hand with a...

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