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How do Arthroscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeries Differ?
How do Arthroscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeries Differ?

People frequently wonder about the numerous medical terms that are used throughout the field of medicine. One of the most common ones in orthopedics is “scope.” That one simple abbreviated word can have numerous meanings. Most commonly in orthopedics, we...

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a broad term for pain around the front of the knee.  The patellofemoral joint in the knee is where the patella (knee cap) and the thigh bone meet. The pain is most often felt in the front of the knee, above, or on the inner...

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How to Boost the Immune System During COVID 19
How to Boost the Immune System During COVID 19

One hot topic in the news daily is "Where are we with a COVID 19 vaccine?!"  However, there is not as much discussion around the topic of fueling our immune systems.  Our own immune system is our first line of defense against any viral illness.  In this...

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I Stubbed My Toe, OUCH!
I Stubbed My Toe, OUCH!

Have you ever hit your toe on a door jamb and wanted to just yell "I stubbed my toe, OUCH!"  How can something so small hurt so darn much?  We've all done it, whether it was running into a dark bathroom at 4 am or clipping the edge of the coffee table...

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How the Rotator Cuff Works
How the Rotator Cuff Works

There is no doubt that you've at least heard the term rotator cuff before. Whether your favorite athlete has torn theirs, or your uncle Bobby had his fixed.  You probably know that it's a group of muscles that surrounds your shoulder joint. However, do you...

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Is it Gout or Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Is it Gout or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

There are many conditions out there that seem very similar in appearance, but when looking closely are very different. One of these types of issues is Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout. When they effect a joint, they both can be very red, swollen, and painful....

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Why Bone Health is Important
Why Bone Health is Important

If you think of our bodies as a house, our bones would be the framework.  In other words, our bones serve to protect internal organs. It also allow us to move, store minerals, and provide our bodies with support. The bones internal structure is made of...

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Trampoline Park Danger
Trampoline Park Danger

Trampolines have been keeping Orthopedics busy for decades but with the recent development of commercial jump parks that sparks the question of which is more dangerous? The results have come back and they may surprise you. We looked into a couple of...

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Dehydration and Risk of Orthopedic Injuries
Dehydration and Risk of Orthopedic Injuries

What is dehydration and how does it correlate to an increased risk of orthopedic injuries? Dehydration is defined as a harmful reduction in the amount of water in the body. This happens when you do not drink enough water and electrolytes.  In...

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Will Running Get Easier?
Will Running Get Easier?

To combat gaining the ‘COVID-15’ during the pandemic, I started running for exercise.  This way I got out of the house to try to get into better shape. Because like it or not, I am not getting any younger!  However after the first two weeks of...

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