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Shocking Burners and Stingers

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Burners, also called stingers, are injuries that occur when nerves in the neck and shoulder are stretched or compressed after impact during contact or collision sports. They are named for the burning or stinging pain that spreads from the shoulder to the hand. A burner can feel like an electric shock or lightning bolt down […]

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Acute and Chronic Sports Injuries

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Regardless of the specific structure affected, musculoskeletal injuries can generally be classified in one of two ways: acute or chronic. An acute injury is sudden and severe such as a broken bone. A chronic injury develops and worsens over an extended period of time like shin splints. Acute injuries may lead to a chronic syndrome […]

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OrthoFACTS – The Numbers Behind Orthopedic Care

Friday, September 29th, 2017

More than one in two adult Americans, 126.6 million, has a musculoskeletal condition. DOC treats musculoskeletal conditions. Musculoskeletal disorders annual treatment, care and lost wages in the U.S. are estimated to cost $213 billion annually. DOC provides immediate care without the cost of the ER or wasted time waiting for a referral. One in every […]

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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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