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Kvitova is Back and Playing Professional Tennis agian
Kvitova is Back and Playing Professional Tennis agian

Petra Kvitova, a professional tennis player from Czech Republic, sustained a knife injury while defending herself from a robber in December of 2016. Tendon and Nerve Damage She suffered tendon and nerve damage to all five fingers. With traumatic tendon injuries in the...

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New to the Olathe Office
New to the Olathe Office

PRP Injections! One of the newest advances in medicine in the last few years has been the development of the platelet-rich-plasma, or PRP, injections for a variety of orthopedic conditions.  “PRP is a treatment option for many problems including joint pain due to...

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DOMS
DOMS

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness New year, new you, right? The couch-sitting and movie-binging have finally released their holds on you and a healthier more active person has emerged. You got this!   It’s hard to keep up motivation to get in shape when you wake up the...

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The Ice Bucket Challenge
The Ice Bucket Challenge

Was it Worth it?   Remember that time when everyone was dousing themselves over their heads during The Ice Bucket Challenge for a cause? Can you believe that was FIVE years ago! August of 2014 in the US was ground breaking, full of viral videos and challenges with...

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Doctors Spotlight: Dr. Mike Azzam
Doctors Spotlight: Dr. Mike Azzam

New to the Kansas City area and also Kansas City Bone and Joint, we would like to introduce you to Dr. Mike Azzam. He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and has been practicing there for over two years. Along with a big welcome, we sat him down to learn more...

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Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Only Affect Your Wrists?
Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Only Affect Your Wrists?

Before we just into our discussion about rheumatoid arthritis, let’s begin with a quick anatomy refresher. We use our wrists and hands to lift, pull, grasp, throw, grip- the list goes on and on. Your wrists are constantly being used. The normal wrist consists of eight...

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Runners Knee- Not Just For Runners
Runners Knee- Not Just For Runners

Are you a runner?  Do often have a dull ache located throughout the front of your kneecap that sometimes radiates to the back of the knee?  You may have a condition called runners knee.  Chondromalacia patellae, also known as runner’s knee, is the condition in which...

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Hook of the Hamate Fracture
Hook of the Hamate Fracture

Hook of the Hamate- Why Does My Palm Hurt?   So, you keep on hitting your golf ball fat, and you can’t get your hand discomfort to settle down.  You are tender on the palm side of your hand, opposite from your bigger thumb muscle.  Any time you try to grip something...

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Beware of Spooky Spills & Trips this Halloween
Beware of Spooky Spills & Trips this Halloween

Halloween is filled with ghost, goblins, and monsters but what's really scary is the increase in injuries that come into the office during the fall season. The injuries can range from falling whether- it be from a ladder, tripping or slipping from ill-fitting costume,...

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Migraine At a Glance
Migraine At a Glance

    The estimated global prevalence of migraine is about 15%, ranking it as the third most common disease in the world to affect both males and females (The Global Burden of Disease Survey, 2010). Women are more likely to have migraines, but males account for as much...

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