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Skier’s, Gamekeeper’s or Sprained Thumb

Friday, November 17th, 2017

A stable thumb is essential for pinch and grasp movement. The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is located in the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint where the thumb meets the hand. Ligaments are soft tissue structures that connect two bones to make a stable joint. The purpose of the UCL is to keep the thumb stable in order […]

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Acute Orthopedic Care at DOC

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Injuries are usually classified as acute or chronic. Acute injuries are severe, sudden and often caused by high-intensity accidents, resulting in fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries. There are two types of chronic injuries: injuries caused by low-intensity forces of long duration as in tendinitis and bursitis, and recurring acute injuries such as a chronic sprained […]

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Radiologic Technologists at DOC

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Radiology is a specialty field in medicine, which involves using visual diagnostic equipment to identify and treat medical injuries and conditions. Radiologic technologists or radiographers are responsible for imaging, such as X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT scans), and musculoskeletal sonography. Radiographers at DOC do the following: Capture an X-ray image of the […]

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Sports Nutrition

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Athletes who want the winning edge need proper sports nutrition. When your body has the right fuel by drinking enough water and eating a balanced diet, you will make the most of your athletic talents and gain strength, power and endurance. Sports Nutrition Tips for Athletes To achieve top performance, your diet should be based […]

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