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Arthritis of the Shoulder

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

More than 50 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis, according to the National Health Interview Survey. The number of people estimated to have doctor-diagnosed arthritis by 2040 is more than 78 million. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability. The most common form of arthritis is […]

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Conventional vs. Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Although shoulder joint replacement is less common than knee or hip replacement, it is successful in relieving shoulder joint pain and improving arm mobility. About 53,000 people in the U.S. have shoulder replacement surgery each year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The shoulder is made up of three bones: upper arm […]

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ACL Pop and Tear Repair

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The ACL is one of the most commonly injured ligaments of the knee. The incidence of ACL injuries is currently estimated at 250,000 to 300,000 annually with 100,000 ACL reconstructions performed each year. The incidence of ACL injury is higher in people who participate in high-risk sports, such as basketball, football, skiing, soccer, and parkour. […]

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Accurate Injections for Joint Relief at DOC

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

When the smooth, protective cartilage cushion between the bones of the joints wears away, people experience joint pain and inflammation. Articular cartilage damage most commonly occurs in the knee, but the elbow, wrist, ankle, shoulder, and hip can be affected. The causes of cartilage damage are a direct blow from a fall or accident, wear […]

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