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  • Protect Your ACL During Your Golf Game

    Protect Your ACL During Your Golf Game

    Golf may seem like a harmless game for your knee joint, because the sport primarily involves movements of the shoulder and arm. The golf swing is actually a complex movement that involves flexibility in some joints and stability in others. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an important ligament that stabilizes the knee joint during movements such as rotation of the leg.

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  • Warning to Weekend Warriors

    Warning to Weekend Warriors

    Summer is around the corner and as the weather warms up, many of us like to enjoy the outdoors with our friends and family. Parks, public fields and courts get packed during the weekends. Both children and adults can take a break from school and work to indulge in some exciting sports activities.

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  • Preventing Injuries in Spring Sports

    Preventing Injuries in Spring Sports

    The weather is warming up and spring is finally here! After months of staying indoors, kids are now busy digging out their baseball gloves, cleaning off their shoes and gearing up to hit the field. Popular spring sports include soccer, baseball, tennis and track. Many of these players are unaware of the possible injuries that could take place.

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  • Treating Arthritis Without Surgery

    Treating Arthritis Without Surgery

    Around 52.5 million (22.7%) US adults suffer some form of arthritis.1 Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis: 4.9% suffer from knee osteoarthritis and 9.7%, from hip osteoarthritis.2 Most conditions can be effectively managed without the need for any invasive intervention such as surgery. Non-surgical methods can be used for some forms of arthritis to control the symptoms.

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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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