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  • Cold Weather is No Excuse: Tips to Keep You Moving All Winter

    Cold Weather is No Excuse: Tips to Keep You Moving All Winter

    The fall in temperature during the winter usually leads to increased pain and stiffness in your joints especially if you have a pre-existing orthopedic injury or arthritis. You might be tempted to limit your body movements and forego any type of physical activity during this time. However, inactivity contributes to weight gain, worsening joint pain, and winter blues.

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  • Prevent the Most Common Football Injuries

    Prevent the Most Common Football Injuries

    Few sports can generate the kind of passion that football does. The strategizing to create the perfect game plan, the speed of play, and the sheer size of the players can create edge-of-the-seat excitement second to none. Due to the physical nature of the game, football does have its fair share of injures right from minor sprains, strains, torn ligaments and tendons to more severe fractures, concussions, and spine injuries.

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  • 7 Benefits to Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

    7 Benefits to Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

    Getting fitted with a completely new hip joint through a small incision may seem like science fiction, but this is possible today thanks to the significant advances in medical science and technology.

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  • Nutrition for Your Joints

    Nutrition for Your Joints

    Bones are living tissues that are constantly changing their structure and composition. As we grow, old bone is constantly being resorbed and new bone formed. By the age of 30, new bone formation begins to slow down resulting in thinning of bone and stiffness in the joints.

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  • 3 Important Baseball Stretches to Minimize Injury

    3 Important Baseball Stretches to Minimize Injury

    Baseball players are susceptible to a wide range of injuries during the game. These include
    acute injuries such as ligament and tendon tears that can occur while running as well as overuse injuries of the pitching arm such as rotator cuff tendonitis or elbow tendonitis.

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  • 4 Questions to Ask your Physical Therapist

    4 Questions to Ask your Physical Therapist

    Physical therapists are experts in body movement. They help improve or restore mobility and reduce painful symptoms through different modalities of treatment. Physical therapy may be recommended after undergoing surgery to help you return to activities of daily living.

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  • The Best Football Stretches

    The Best Football Stretches

    With the official National Football League Season kicking off in a couple of weeks, there is undoubtedly a lot of excitement in the air. Hopefully, injuries to star athletes will not play a decisive role in the outcome of the games this season.

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  • The Importance of Prehabilitation Prior to Hip Surgery

    The Importance of Prehabilitation Prior to Hip Surgery

    Often, a hip injury or a degenerative joint condition of the hip will cause you to move the hip joint less. This will naturally result in weakening of the surrounding hip musculature. The problem with your hip may be rectified with surgery

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  • Protect Your Young Athletes from Injury

    Protect Your Young Athletes from Injury

    Children can learn a lot from participating in sports. The qualities of hard work, discipline, and good sportsmanship are of great value not only in the sporting arena, but also in the game of life.

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  • Am I a Candidate for Stem Cell Therapy?

    Am I a Candidate for Stem Cell Therapy?

    In recent years, stem cell therapy has generated a lot of buzz in the field of Orthopedics. An ever-increasing number of athletes and active individuals are turning to stem cell therapy to recuperate faster after injury and return quickly to activities they enjoy.

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