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Gout

Why Gout? What Prevents? Who Treats?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Gout is a disorder that causes sudden attacks of intense pain, swelling and redness in the joints or soft tissues. In many cases, the first attacks occur in the joints of the big toe, but gout can affect many other joints. It is a type of inflammatory arthritis. Gout affects approximately 2 out of 100 people in the United States.

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Lisfranc

What and Who is Lisfranc?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The midfoot joint complex is also called the Lisfranc joint. It is named after French surgeon Jacques Lisfranc de St. Martin, who served as a surgeon in the Napoleonic army in the 1800s on the Russian front. He became well known for his proficiency in foot surgery.

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women icing shoulder

Thawing Frozen Shoulder

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Frozen shoulder, adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder and the shoulder becomes difficult to move. Frozen shoulder occurs in about 2% of the general population, affecting people between 40 and 60 and women more than men.

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Direct Orthopedic Care Texas

Freestanding ERs vs Urgent Cares vs DOC

Monday, June 5th, 2017

A consumer has a sprained ankle and goes to the closest clinic to their residence. Innocently the consumer hobbles into a freestanding ER, not realizing that it is absolutely not the same as an urgent care clinic or the same as Direct Orthopedic Care, DOC.

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Direct Orthopedic Care, Specialist Skills Without the High ER Bill!

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