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elbow injuries in the throwing athlete

Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Overhand throwing places extremely high stresses on the elbow, which can lead to serious overuse injury. Overuse injuries develop when an athletic movement is repeated during play and when these periods of play are so frequent that the body does not have enough time to rest and heal. Although throwing injuries in the elbow most […]

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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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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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Women with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Hand it to DOC for Carpal Tunnel Treatment

Monday, December 5th, 2016

What is carpal tunnel syndrome and how can it be treated? Click here to learn more!

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