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  • Stem Cell Treatment Can Help You Avoid Joint Surgery

    Stem Cell Treatment Can Help You Avoid Joint Surgery

    Treatment for most orthopedic conditions starts with a noninvasive, conservative treatment plan. This can include simple methods such as rest, medication, applying ice or physical therapy. Only when these methods fail to relieve symptoms will your doctor suggest surgery. With surgery, there are potential risks and complications such as bleeding, clot formation and damage to adjacent tissues.

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  • Q&A with Dr. Domb: Football Injuries and Long Term Effects

    Q&A with Dr. Domb: Football Injuries and Long Term Effects

    As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, how do you see football impacting athletes’ health?
    As a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon, I work with NFL players, as well as college and high school football players.

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  • Robotic Hip Replacement Can Save Your Life!

    Robotic Hip Replacement Can Save Your Life!

    When hip injury or disease gets to the point where the pain and disability is adversely affecting your quality of life, it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery. Hip replacement is usually recommended when conservative treatments no longer relieve your symptoms.

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  • New Minimally Invasive Treatments for Hip Injuries

    New Minimally Invasive Treatments for Hip Injuries

    Until recently, the only definitive treatment for a hip injury was open surgery, which is performed through a large incision, with underlying tissues either cut or separated to reach the hip joint. Surgery was mostly limited to severe hip injuries or diseases, while mild-to-moderate injuries were either treated conservatively, or simply avoided until pain and disability worsened enough to merit surgery.

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  • Cardio Exercises That Your Joints Will Love

    Cardio Exercises That Your Joints Will Love

    Simple muscle-building cannot address total fitness and any exercise regimen is incomplete without a cardiovascular workout. Almost anyone can incorporate cardio into their routine. Cardiovascular exercise can help you:

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  • The Most Common Injuries in the NFL

    The Most Common Injuries in the NFL

    Football is a high contact sport associated with a high frequency of injuries despite extensive protective gear. Injuries may occur while tackling, throwing, kicking, catching, and running with sudden changes in speed and direction. Some injuries occur as a result of a sudden impact, while other injuries result from repeated stresses (overuse injuries).

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  • How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    While being overweight can have many ill effects, less commonly known is the way it affects your joints. If you are concerned about arthritis due to unsteady or aching joints, a good preventive measure is to make sure you aren’t overweight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1 in 3 obese Americans are diagnosed with arthritis; considering that 2 out of 3 Americans are either overweight or obese, this becomes a serious threat to joint health.

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  • Understanding Your Joint Health

    Understanding Your Joint Health

    Various body movements are possible because of the articulation of two or three bones at the joints. Joints allow you to bend or rotate your hips, knees, elbows and perform all kinds of activities. To stay physically active and continue to do the things you love, it is essential to understand how your joints function and ways to keep them healthy.

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