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Doctor Appointment Follow Up

Follow-Up Care at DOC

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Recovering from a musculoskeletal injury or condition with or without surgery is a long and complex process. Your orthopedic surgeon or PA will schedule one or more follow-up appointments after the first diagnosis and treatment of your injury or condition.

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Little League Elbow

Pitch about Little Leaguer’s Elbow

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, with an estimated 8.6 million children ages 6 to 17 participating annually in organized and recreational baseball. With the start of the spring baseball season, doctors see an increase in elbow problems in young baseball players, medial apophysitis, “Little Leaguer’s elbow.”

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Dupuytren Contracture

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Dupuytren’s contracture is a thickening and shortening of the deep supporting tissue of the hand (palmar fascia), found above the bones and tendons and below the skin of the hand. The thickening and shortening below the skin surface causes lumps on the palm of the hand that results in constricted fingers bent down toward the palm, preventing the hand from opening.

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Little Boy Catching Baseball

No Catch Baseball Finger

Monday, May 1st, 2017

The crack of the bat and the ball flies to third base, but when he or she reaches for the catch, the ball jams the outstretched middle finger and the ball is not caught. Instead, the player just caught baseball or mallet finger.

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